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Can Filling Tissue Expanders Too Quickly Cause a Wound to Appear That Looks Like a Burn? (photo)

I was 2 months post op from a double mastectomy. All was going well and I was scheduled to have my implants but in within the next month. However a... READ MORE

Why Did I Have a Bad Reaction to Silicone- I've Heard There Are No Silicone Allergies?

BRCA 2 positive,Profolatic Double Mastectomy, bad reaction to expanders of brest reconstruction waited 6 months then tried again,reconstruction with... READ MORE

Second Try with Breast Expanders. Last Removed Due to Infection. Now Having Another. Why?

I need to know why I keep having these infections. in the right side of my chest wall, is it because my cancer started there and they removed my lymp... READ MORE

I Had Double Tram Flap and Now I Have a Blister on my Left Breast Where I Had the Tissue Flap? (photo)

4 months Post Op. Any input would be great, no rads no heating pads , zero sun.. cancer was in right breast 8years ago . I was stage 3 her2 nu.. I... READ MORE

Second Time I Need Pocket Adjustment. What Causes This?

I had bi-lat mastectomy 12/2009. I am small frame and was 38D. I have high profile silicone breast implants (550cc)which fit into my 38D bras. I had... 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

Staph Infection Following Tissue Expander and Implants. Could I Have Prevented This?

I had tissue expanders due to cancer, implants were put in on 11/22, got staph on 12/12, left implant removed wed after xmas. Ur saying staph... READ MORE

Fluid Around my Breast Implants Reoccur?

I had reconstruction surgery on 1/5/2011 and the expanders replaced on 08/2011 with 850 silicone implants. Around december I had fluid around the let... READ MORE

I Have Had Implants For 2 years After Expanders, and Now Experiencing Pain. Why?

Now i got my inplants after 2yrs right breast is hurting could of i hurtt i from lifting weights READ MORE

What is the Possible Cause of the Pains?

I've been having sharp pains in my left breast for 1 year now and i noticed its not premenstrual. i had never done any surgery on my breast. im afraid... READ MORE

Why do my implants cause pain?

I had a double mastectomy with reconstruction (750CC silicone implants) done on 08/11. They always feel kind of heavy and I have to wear a sports bra... READ MORE

What is the huge blister that appeared over night on left reconstructed breast 3 yrs after last surgery? (Photo)

A blister 2in by 3 in appeared over night on the skin not flap. No heat, sun etc. Had preventative double masectomy and reconstruction in 1999.... READ MORE

Second time asking a doctor. Is my implant being rejected by my body, do I need it taken out?

3/2012 Dbl Mastectomy Cancer with reconstruction 11/2012 36 C Natrelle implants done after expanders 10/13 2.5 X4 P'eau D'orange, skin thickening... READ MORE

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