Silicone Breast Implants Are Painful and Hot - What is This?

i had breast silicone implants in 2003,i have very painful breast and nipples all the time they feel hot,and i cannot sleep on them so uncomfortable and painful,i thought it was the time of menstruation,but does not go,they have got bigger and slightly sagging now,underneath and around underneath my nipples.please can you advise me what this is..thankyou

Doctor Answers (5)

Painful implants years after surgery

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My primary concern would be to rule out infection. Please see a board certified plastic surgeon who can evaluate your condition.


New York Plastic Surgeon
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Painful hot breast implants need evaluation

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As has been said, these symptoms require urgent evaluation by the surgeon who operated on you or another one if the first is not available.  If they are infected, they need removal.

Richard P. Rand, MD, FACS
Seattle Plastic Surgeon
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Painful implants

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If you have painful and hot implants  they possibly are infected, and you may need to have them removed.  

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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