3 Months Post-op + Breast Reconstruction

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Pain 3 Months After Implant Exchange Surgery

I had silcone implants placed after bilateral mastectomy. I had a lot of discomfort with expanders but felt I would get relief once final implants... READ MORE

I Had a Bi-lateral DIEP Flap Procedure Done 3 Months Ago. Having Healing Issues?

I have had issues starting at about 6 weeks out with it healing. A section about 6cm long and 2-3 cm deep had opened up. I was on a regimen of using... READ MORE

Can I Exercise my Pectoral Muscles and Resume Running/jumping Jacks After Breast Reconstruction w/ Under Muscle Implant? (photo)

I had reconstruction surgery in November. My PS said I could exercise, but says he wants me to let my pectoral muscles atrophy and not work them-ever.... READ MORE

I'm Still Having Swelling and Pain, I Can't Even Walk on Treadmill W/o Swelling and Tightness. Is This Normal?

I have had an mastectomy followed by latissimus dorsi flap, tissue expander, then breast implant Dec 13th 2011, nipple reconstruc. Feb 2,2012. same... READ MORE

I Am 3 Months Post Bilateral Mastectomy and my Expanders Are Under my Arms? (photo)

I am having the existing expanders removed & replaced on Feb 5th 2013. The more I think about this the more upset I get. My PS actually blamed me... READ MORE

Reconstructive Breast (With Implants) Feel Tight?

It's been 2 and a half months since reconstructive breast surgery. I have size C cup implants. Though the swelling is at bay - the tight feeling of... READ MORE

Double Mastectomy 4 Years Ago Followed By Implants, Two Fat Transfers, Capsular Contraction?

I had a double mastectomy four years ago followed by implants. I have had two fat transfer and all of the sudden three moths later have tenderness and... READ MORE

Ps for Revision, Wants Lipo on Tram Side and Fat Injection on Radiated Side?

3 months post op bilateral masectomy/reconstruction, radiated side has major shrinkage (deip). For revision PS wants to do fat injections to enlarge... READ MORE

Double masectomy due to brca1 had tissue expanders exchanged for implants 3 months ago I have cellulitus in left breast? (photo)

Been on iv antibiotics for 11 days but changed to stronger ones 2 days ago with definate improvement but they still say I could lose implant, I do not... READ MORE

After expander removal possible infection? Feels like my ribs are bruised, redness, edema and swelling (photo)

Double Mastectomy in February, expanders in place,within 5 days redness,swelling,low grade fevers started.Oral ABT taken Cipro Bactrim & Keflex for 2... READ MORE

3 months ago I had reconstructive breast surgery, not satisfied with size, position too low and right breast bothers me. (Photo)

I'm 5'2 and weight 120lbs, my implants are allergen silicone 340 cc. Do I have double bubble on right breast? Is there a way to improve the appearance... READ MORE

How do I know when to stop saline injections into expanders?

I am 3 months out from double mastectomy. I have expanders - how do I know when to stop saline injections? I was 36C before & would like to be that... READ MORE

3 month post op of Breast cancer reconstruction, there is a small leak. Is this normal?

I have had a pinhole size leakage off and on since I had implants put in 3 months ago. Liquid is very light yellow, never changes, watery.  READ MORE

Is the pain I am feeling normal for this type of surgery, or should I worry about it? Will it pass in time?

It has been 3 months since the mastectomy and 1 month since the expanders have been removed. I am still having pain on the left armpit side where the... READ MORE

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