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What Can You Do to the Stitches Not Dissolved After Breast Implants

Removal 8 wks out already. Most of stitches are gone except for the end part. It puffs up like a pimple, in purple color and had pus in it. My doctor... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Have Torn an Internal Stitch from my Breast Implants?

I am 2.5 wks post op and was crawling on the floor to get something and felt a snap at the outside of my right incision and now the scar bump is... READ MORE

Are There Internal Stitches Used in Breast Augmentation? I Had Mine 6 Days Ago and Felt a Tear but See No Outward Signs.

I had 300 CC silicone implants via areolar incision and am 6 days post-op. I feel great and have no pain from the swelling anymore but sometimes when... READ MORE

Breast Implants Incision Reopened After Stitches Taken out

Breast implants removed 1-19-2010. 2 weeks after stitches removed, incision has reopened. Dr. says he can't stitch it that it has to heal inside out.... READ MORE

Internal Stitches to Prevent Bottoming out - Normal?

My PS told me after I woke up from my first BA that he put in internal stitches in to prevent bottoming out, is this common for doctors to do? Thanks... READ MORE

One of my Dissolvable Stitches from Breast Augmentation is Poking Out?

One of the stitches is sticking out and is rubbing against my bra and causing extreme discomfort. it is not infected but i can see two of them... READ MORE

Stitch Sinus After Breast Lift and Implant. What Should I Do About it?

Next week I will be one month post op, I got absorbable stitches , and there one one place where there is a hole deep and when I touch it its like the... READ MORE

What To Do About Breast Pain 1 Year After Stitching Pocket

I've had my implants for about 6 years, but last year I had stitches added to the breast pockets to make the implants sit closer. Everything... READ MORE

I pulled a long white string out of my nipple after Breast Augmentation. Will I be okay? (photos)

I am two weeks post op for my breast implants with a lift and I noticed a white string sticking out of my nipple so when I sanitized a tweezers and... READ MORE

6 weeks post op, my breast have sunken and flat appearance of the nipples? Is this normal? (photos)

I have silicone, breast implants placed under the muscle six weeks ago with areola incision. They look great with the exception of my right... READ MORE

My doctor cut too much off my left breast, making it almost impossible for my wound to heal. Do I need another surgery? (Photo)

Had surgery done 2 months ago initially my right breast was bigger than my left because of breastfeeding. doc measure me like 3 times ended up putting... READ MORE

Can the Internal Stitches from BL/BA Puncture Implants?

Can the internal stitches from BL/BA poke through the implant? It seems these stitches that do NOT dissolve could puncture the implant like a needle... READ MORE

Should I request implant be removed? Is it common practice to re-suture an infected and exposed implant? (photos)

After 5 days in the hospital for infection, my doctor told me my implant was exposed. He said he just needed to stitch up the opening. My husband and... READ MORE

PS out of state. Any NYC surgeons that can take a look just to make sure I'm healing properly? (Photo)

I've been using Google/realself for post op research. Sent my PS pics which I feel his nurses reviewed, not him. He's too busy to speak which bothers... READ MORE

Normal for a purse string stitch to hurt?

4 years ago I had a circular "donut" lift in conjunction with silicon breast implants. I was a 34D before surgery and now a 34DD. I can feel the purse... READ MORE

How do I know if it's a stitch without going to the hospital?

I have had a stitch that I removed myself but now I have a vein like line in my breast that is shaped very funny,i have a lot of itching and everytime... READ MORE

Breasts are uneven. Stitch sticking out. Help pls! (Photo)

Gel 397cc mod+ under on both side. breast done a mo. ago. i hve unevn Breast b4.my dr nvr recomm.i shld get diff size of implant to bal.it out.now is... READ MORE

Sharp pain under right breast 5 days post op? Should I be concerned?

I am 5 days post op and had 265cc implants under muscle with armpit incision. The pain is sharp and hurts a lot while spiking when I move it; is... READ MORE

I am 5 weeks post op and have what looks like a deep stitch that is absorbable that is leaking a tiny bit of yellow fluid.

I never get to see the liquid because by the time I take my bra off to shower it's dried onto the bra. Should I be worried? READ MORE

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