Movement + Breast Reconstruction

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Should Reconstruction Expanders Move Under the Skin?

I have had my tissue expanders in place since bilateral mastectomy 11/15/10. I stopped getting fills after December 20th so I could heal from my pain,... READ MORE

I Had Breast Reconstruction Surgery I Am Retaining Fluids, Should I Move More or Less?

I have developed a seroma in my chest after getting the expanders in place, should i move more or less? READ MORE

Can an Expander Flip on Its Own and if So How?

I recently had to have my expander replaced. My 1st surgeon who put the expander in relocated and I had to find another doctor to complete my 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

How to Try Reconstruction After an Implant Extrusion?

Had double mastectomies & immediate saline reconstructions. @3 weeks had staph blood infection. Rec'd IV antibotics & cont'd healing. NON... READ MORE

I Am Concerned my Implant is Moving or Losing Fluid?

I had a stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis in January of 2004. I had a mastectomy immediately. Three years later I had expanders and then reconstruction.... READ MORE

My implant from my latissimus dorsi surgery has slid to my back

At first we thought it was a seroma, but then realized that the silicone implant had moved to my back.I knelt down on the floor on all fours and my... READ MORE

I had a preventive double mast 11 years ago, my saline implants were very firm and well rounded. Why do I have pain?

In the last 2 weeks, I have started to have pain, see visible changes. Implants have movement to the side, not up & done. my L breast seems to have a... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction movement guidelines.

What are general guidelines to increase mobility/decrease pain and scar tissue after reconstruction? It is now 6 weeks post-op flap reconstruction and... READ MORE

Flipped Ports. First Right, and then Left?

I had surgery march this year and in June my right port flipped, I had surgery to replace the port, the. 2 weeks ago my left port flipped, they have... READ MORE

My surgeon gave me the largest Implants possible, they're rock hard & don't move. Will they ever move or go softer? (photos)

(Im having other side tubular breast uplifted & implant in in 6mths time)  I had a mastectomy with immediate implant & strattice mesh. My surgeon... READ MORE

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