Breast Implants Q&A
MRI + Breast Implants
About how much does an MRI costs after you have your Breast implants? I'm considering having breast augmentation but I heard that MRI's are really... READ MORE
I have breast implants from 9yrs ago and now have been told i cant have an MRI brain scan i am due until they can identify if they have a microchip in... READ MORE
I have had my silicone implants for 9 years. They are behind the muscle. There have been some subtle changes in the sizes and shapes of both breasts,... READ MORE
I am considering breast implants and scared of the possible health risks connected to gummy bear implants. Also, I am concerned about the expenses... READ MORE
I understand that they need to be checked, but is there a less expensive way to check for leaks or rupture. I also am aware that I may need additional... READ MORE
MRI:Rt Breast-small zone of posterior contained intracapsular implant rupture,subcentimeter area.No evidence for parenchymal silicone or gel bleed... READ MORE
Inadvertently there is a "mass" discovered on the MRI at the level of my sternum. Could this be a leakage from the implants. Thanks for your... READ MORE
The reason it has taken eight months is first I went to an ob-gyn, who sent me to a breast center for a mammogram and an US, Then back for an MRI. I... READ MORE
Hi, I have had my Silcone Breast implants for 25 years and they have been perfect with no problems. Recently, I have a dull ache under my right... READ MORE
A dermatologist determined that silicone is now leaking from my ruptured 40+-year-old implant through my skin. Is this likely?
The rupture of both implants was confirmed by MRI. Beneath my L breast what appears to be a keloid scar has formed. It feels sticky to the touch and... READ MORE
I am very sick & doctors don't understand why. I'm a 76 y/ o female whose had silicon breast implants in 76. I had an MRI to r/o a leak but wonder if... READ MORE
Would MRI and Ultrasound Be the Safest Way to Find out What's Going On? I'm having numbness & tingling along with a dull achy feeling from my... READ MORE
I am 63 years old and have had my implants 24 years, since 1991. Mammograms are painful now and I fear rupture? I want a MRI?
I am 63, have had implants 24 years, since 1991. I moved so I have not had exams with my PS, but yearly mammograms until 2013. I am happy with my... READ MORE
What are the issues to be concerned about when old breast implants "leak" into the shell but do not rupture?
Follow up of MRI indicates a leak but not a rupture. My PC MD thinks we should just keep a watch on it. What happens when they rupture and what can... READ MORE
In doing some research on silicone implants, I have read that some doctor's recommend MRI's once every 3 years to check for leaks in silicone implants. READ MORE
Silicone implant rupture? Radiologist won't do MRI w/o mammogram. I refused mammogram. Pain for a week, now zero pain.Concerned?
2 wks ago I had a burning pain in the middle & right side of my chest. Was at work (RN) and felt like I had to hold my breast to ease the pain. The... READ MORE
Can ultrasound be used to detect implant rupture or only MRI? I've had my implants 10 yrs, one of my breasts is swollen. (photo)
Started to get a burning pain in medial side of right breast 3 weeks ago. It went after 3 days. A week ago I had an aching pain around armpit and... READ MORE
I dont think mine was read correctly. I have had pain and burning in my breast for a month. READ MORE
An Ultrasound confirms a rupture and a couple of months later a MRI shows NO rupture? Why is this?? (photo)
I originally noticed hardening to the left boob. An ultrasound shows silicon leaking out and rippling to the outer edge of the implant. Although my... READ MORE