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Have A Staph Infection From Scab, Could My Implants Be Infected?

In May, I had implants put in, and have had a scab on the left breast since the surgery. I July I noticed a small hole on the left breast, so I showed... READ MORE

Staph A Infection 6-weeks Post-op Double Mastectomy with Reconstruction, How will this Effect Healing?

Can you please tell me more about the success rate of healing cellulitis in a reconstructed breast using IV antibiotics (Penicillin G) vs. surgical... 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

Should I Attempt Breast Implant Reconstruction Surgery a Third Time?

I am 43 yo. In 5/2010 I underwent bilateral mastectomies due to breast cancer. My breast reconstruction w/ implants failed due to staph infection and... 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

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