My right breast has been deeply itching 4 days. Is this a sign of Saline leakage? Thank yoMy implants are at least 15 years old.
Itching a Sign of Saline Leakage?
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Itching is not a sign of implant leakage
It is very unlikely that your itching is due to a leaking saline implant. Generally the only thing that a patient notices with rupture of a saline implant is a significant decrease in breast volume. Usually there are no other symptoms.
Itching and sign of possible implant rupture.
It is probably more important to assess the breast size as a sign of leakage. I am not aware of leakage causing itching and threfore I think they are unrelated.
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Itching of the chest is not a sign of a leakage. You may have an allergy to something. Do you have a rash?
Breast Itching is NOT a sign of Implant Leaking
Itching is NOT a recognized sign of saline breast implant leaking. Diagnosing a leaking saline implant is very easy; the breast goes down as the leaked saline is absorbed by the body and excreted in the urine. With 15 year implants, i would not recommend you do anything, unless they bother you, until one of them deflates.
Leaking saline implants will deflate in 2-3 days
If your implants leak, they will deflate completely in 2-3 days. Saline implants are filled with saline and the leakage will not cause any irritation.
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