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Reconstruction After Breast Cancer: Will Medicare Pay to Replace Ruptured Implants?

I had breast cancer 23 years ago with reconstruction. My implants have been replaced once, 12 years ago, and these are now leaking. Will Medicare pay... READ MORE

My Expander Has a Leak, What Can Be Done for Proper Expanding?

One of my expander is leaking and everytime its expanded, it stays up for about a day and a half. Can I get a good stretch? READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction/Silicone Impants?

I had mastectomy in 2004 and have silicone implants.MRI showed ruptured left implant sitting in the tissues created capsule.The implant feels... READ MORE

I had reconstruction 10 years ago with silicone implants. Are my Implants Leaking?

I had reconstruction 10 years ago with silicone implants...Suddenly my left breast looks smaller and has a small pocket of loose skin on it. Is it... READ MORE

I Had Breast Reduction on a Breast That Had Radiation, wont Heal, drains & Smells Bad?

I had breast cancer on the right breast and had it removed (lump ) then lots of radiation which caused the inplant to leak. So they removed the... READ MORE

How should I treat leaking at breast reconstruction incision site?

2 months after breast reconstruction surgery my left breast had a pin size hole in the incision and was leaking pus. the doctor put me on antibiotics.... READ MORE

Any Danger from a Breast Expander Left in 7 Years? It Has Leaked.

I was unable to proceed with reconstruction beyond the first expander. Last night the saline leaked out. Do I need to do anything or will it not be a... READ MORE

Gel Implants Possible Leak and Dropping More?

I am almost 6 weeks into my 5th reconstructive surgery after a double mastectomy. I have gel implants. I see 2 wrinkles at the top of my left side.... READ MORE

3 Failed Expanders, what are my options now?

Over 3 years I've had 3 expanders all have "deflated" after the first my surgeon put in an implant that was 1/2 the size of the expansion area which... READ MORE

One of my breast expanders is leaking.

My right breast expander is leaking. I went to Dr. today they refilled it saying I lost all that was in it. My Dr. says I will have to keep coming in... 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

Need to know more about my breast

I had surgery on my breast and had a lump removed which was called pash that cause your breast to grow out of control my doctor put some strips over... READ MORE

Had breast cancer 17 years ago & had implants put in. Left started leaking and the right one developed capsular. Any suggestion?

I just had implants removed and new ones put in the shape of them make me flat chested i don't even fill up my size a bra there is volume up top like... READ MORE

Had you ever heard of silicone leak at 7 weeks? I was preventive double mastectomy with BRCA1+ and did this to prevent ca.

I don't want to be flat chested. I have had to have 3 surgeries including by PBM on 6/16/14, and wound cleaning of 7/8/14 (with Sonoma (sp)) right... READ MORE

Is my implant leaking or do I just need fillers? (photos)

I had immediate reconstruction after a mastectomy 6 years ago. They used a silicone implant. It looks a cup size different than my other breast now,... READ MORE

Breast leaking from the nipple. My doctor has never seen this. Has anyone experience this situation? What did you do?

I had a double mastectomy two months ago. Everything was going well until the second month. It was then that my right breast began to discharge watery... READ MORE

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