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What Are Symptoms of Bacterial Infection on Breast Implants?

I had textured saline implants put in about 20 months ago. The implant shifted and I went back to surgery 5 days later, experiencing fever, chills,... READ MORE

Can Fungus or Bacteria Grow Inside a Breast Implant?

I heard a web report of bacterial or fungal growth in a saline implant. Can this happen with mentor silicone breast implants? READ MORE

Does Bacteria in Saline Implants Show Up in Mammograms?

My yearly mammograms show one of my saline implants to be opague and the other one clear. Does this indicate bacteria in one of them? The opaque one... READ MORE

Scared of Lung Cancer or Bacteria from 15 Year Old Implants, Can the Implants Release Toxins?

I have had saline implants for 15 yrs,and I notice under the right breast my bone or cartlidge that meets up with the sternum is very tender, I also... READ MORE

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