Lump in my Implants is That Normal?

I have silicone implants, its been 5 months now, I got elbowed in the left one, its really sore now but also theres a lump that I can press on , what is it and will it go away?

Doctor Answers (3)

Lumpy breasts

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whether due to an implant or not is not normal.  You need to be examined by your surgeon.  And perhaps what you call a 'lump' could be the edge of the implant.  Regardless, you need to be seen and cannot evaluate this on-line.


Redding Plastic Surgeon
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Lump in the breast after silicone implantation

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A lump in the breast should always be evaluated with an examination to determine the type of lump; contusion, implant rupture, cyst, or tumor. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 49 reviews

Posttraumatic breast lump should be checked by your surgeon.

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After the trauma you described the breast lump is probably a contusion of the breast tissue itself. Nevertheless, have your surgeon take a look at it.

Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

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