Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Uncomfortable + Breast Reconstruction
I Have Severe Pain After the Exchange of Tissue Expanders for Silicone Implants 2.5 Weeks Ago, Why Would this Be?
I had a b/l mastectomy for DCIS in 9/2011 with tissue expander placement (with Alloderm) and was always very uncomfortable with the expanders. I am... READ MORE
After a "Lat Flap", is it normal that transplanted muscles continue to contract when using back muscles?
I had a "Lat Flap" with mammary implant done 2 years ago. Since then, whenever I use my back muscles, the transplanted muscle contracts the whole... READ MORE
3 months ago I had a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction I ended up with two different shapes and sizes They are hard and Un comfortable. Can I... READ MORE
I had a prophylactic double mastectomy two years ago. Everything was fine until about 2 months ago when my chest muscles began to tighten over the... READ MORE
I want bilat. mastectomy (risk reducing, brca2). I prefer diep, but may not have enough abd. tissue. I know someone who had breast cancer, she has... READ MORE
My back at ribcage is getting very tight and uncomfortable. In the past few months. It's nearly 3 years from operation and radiotherapy. Could it be... READ MORE
Pain and swelling post op and I feel like I have a swollen lymph node on my right side. The pain radiates down my arm and travels to my neck also. I... READ MORE
TRAM flap surgery 4 years ago without mesh. Got a bulge and a year later had mesh installed. Mesh didn't hold and is now balled up inside me. A year... READ MORE