My tummy and left breast feel fine--normal tenderness, but overall healing well. My right breast, however, is a different story. The Breast implant feels like a "bag" that does not move with the rest of my body, and any wrong movement will cause it to "lock" in place and give me the sensation of a pulled muscle. As a result, I get a very uncomfortable feeling (not pain) and it has kept me from resuming my daily routine and I am unable to fall asleep unless I take a sleeping pill. Is this normal? Will it get better?
Breast Implant Not Moving with the Rest of the Body
Doctor Answers 2
Hardening of the Implant
Difficult to say that is exactly what is going on without examining you, but it appears that is what is going on from your explanation.
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You might have a right breast capsular contracture.
It's hard to be sure without examining you, and you don't say how long ago was your surgery. But it sounds like you have a capsular contracture of the right breast.. That means that the membrane (capsule) around the right breast implant is squeezing the implant. I assume your right breast feels firmer.
Whatever it is, it doesn't sound normal, and should see your plastic surgeon.
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