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Fat Necrosis 12 Months Post-op, DCIS Bilateral Mastectomy?

Good day How likely is it for fat necrosis to occur 12 months post op? I had DCIS in left breast, oestrogen +, nodes clean. I opted to have a... READ MORE

Post DIEP Bulge and Charlie Horse- What's The Cause?

I am 11 mos. post DIEP and 4 wks post stage 2 (a little lipo done on abdomen) and have had a random cramp on lower rt side for last 9 mos. and slight... READ MORE

Very Little Inframammary Fold After Bilateral Mastectomy and Reconstruction?

I am 69 yrs old and it's now been nearly a year since my reconstruction using silicone implants was done. I still have very little natural breast... READ MORE

Painful Implant over 1 Year PO Successful Double Mastectomy with Reconstruction?

Mentor silicone high profile 500cc, no remaining breast tissue. 3 days ago, sudden severe constant pain in left breast only extends through shoulder... READ MORE

Fat Grafting to Breasts to Treat Post Mastectomy Pain?

I had a BMX 5/2012 and am still having pain and tightness. Tssue expanders exchanged to gel implants 11/2012. No rads or chemo, but right capsule... READ MORE

Reconstruction Revision?

I had a double mastectomy the winter of 2011. I had reconstruction surgery in summer of 2012. I have been unhappy with the size of my breasts. They... READ MORE

I Am 7 Months After Implant and Almost a Year After the Mastectomy. It Feels Like It is Swollen?

Ialways have the feeling like it is swollenunder the implent. it feel very uncomfortable. My doctor say it is nothing and everything is of. I amnot... READ MORE

Pectoral Muscle Removed, Normal?!

Last Aug I had breast reconstruction. After 8 weeks I developed a grade 3 capsule that was infected. I had the implant removed and a capsulectomy done... READ MORE

Just a year ago I had a bilateral mastectomy. It was preserved my skin an nipple. Right away I had recontruction in a 34b size?

Now im getting second surgery due to capsular contracture and fix appareance. Doctor suggested 420cc saline low profile. I wanted a little bit more... READ MORE

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