Swelling + Breast Reconstruction

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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

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

Post Breast Reconstruction: Will my Fibromas Make My Right Breast Larger or is it Just Swelling?

I have NF1 and my right breast has fibromas and was much smaller then my left breast. I got breast surgery, My left 225 CC. My right breast 275 CC for... READ MORE

How Long is Swelling Normal After Double Free Flap Reconstruction?

I have had a bilateral mastectomy with immediate free flap reconstruction. I am almost 4 weeks out from surgery and am still experiencing a lot of... READ MORE

I am 7 weeks post bilateral mastectomy with flap and tissue expanders, have swelling on both both breast. What can be going on?

Had bilateral mastectomy with flap reconstruction and tissue expanders 7 week ago. Had last 2 of my 6 drains removed at week 6 after treatment for... READ MORE

Breast Swelling, Pain and Weird Sensation Normal?

I had breast augmentation 3 days ago, as the final step in my reconstruction process. I had tubular breasts, and underwent a reduction and lift 7... 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

Reconstr. Breast Implants - Now I Have Keloids?

It's been a year since I had Reconstructive Breast Implants. Developed keloids on the scars. I had steroid shots about 4 months ago (Jan 2013) without... READ MORE

What Could Be the Cause of Swelling and Pain After a Year Ago from the Mastectomy and 8 Months Since the Implants?

I had bilateral mastectomies a year ago and implants in 8 months ago. I was doing fine until recently. I have a lot of swelling and pain in my left... 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

Could this be my body rejecting or a lyphodema of the breast? (photo)

1/2012 Cancer 3/2012 Dble Mastectomy 11/2012 Implants 10/13 Peud Orange fluid with ultrasound 12/13 severes swelling stabbing pain redness 1/14 MRI... READ MORE

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