I had saline implants put in about 2 years ago, but i went to another state for a doctor that was more experienced. For about the last couple of weeks i have been experiencing an achy pain in both breasts (one more than the other). The pain is mostly located by the upper side, near my armpits. they are also very sore all the time, but worse w/ no bra.i have to wear a sports bra even around the house. and any kind of extra movement aches. please help! my doctor is 9 hours away and im worried
Achy Pain in Saline Implants
Doctor Answers 2
Breast pain traveling to armpits and increased without support following augmentation mammaplasty
The two sided nature of the implant painis somewhat reassuring. I have some patients who have complained of similar pain and it appears related to larger breasts with weight gain and the effects of traction on the breast. In some cases weight loss has helped. However, there are other concerns that should be evaluated before writing it off with this simple explanation. YOu should at least get a mammogram or ultrasound.
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