I had the Sientra silicone implants 1 month ago and one of them just started to make a squeaking noise when I bend over. Any ideas why this may be happening?
A Squeaky Breast with the Gummy Bear Implants?
Doctor Answers (4)
Noises afterBreast Augmentation?
It is not uncommon for patients to report hearing noises after breast surgery. This is probably related to air or fluid around the breast implant. At one month post op the presence of air or fluid should be minimal to none.
Otherwise, you may be hearing the breast implant as it shifts ( as you change position) over your rib cage. Generally speaking, these types of concerns are not an issue in the long-term.
Of course, your plastic surgeon will be in the best position to advise and/or reassure you.
Squeaking Implants after Breast Augmentation
Implants can squeak due to the implant shell interacting with fluid in the pocket. This usually subsides but may persist for a few weeks.
Squeeking noise with implants
It is probably residual air that has not been absorbed or the implant perhaps rubbing against the chest. I would suggest seeing your surgeon to make sure everything is OK. Good luck, hope everything is OK.
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"Squeakiness" after breast implants often do to residual air in the pocket. This usually resolves within a couple of months after surgery - if not I would go back to your surgeon and discuss it.
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