Is It Normal for Breast Implants Placed Under Muscle to Still Be Firm After 5 Months?
Is It Normal for Breast Implants Placed Under Muscle to Still Be Firm After 5 Months
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Breast Implants Under the Muscle are Usually Soft and Moveable After 5 Months
You are right to be concerned and should see your Plastic Surgeon. Typically Sub-muscular Breast Implants are firm for the first 3-4 months, firmer than Breast Implants placed under the breast gland.
However with massage and normal Chest Muscle activity the Breast Implants will soften significantly by 3-4 months.
See your doctor and ask if he/she is concerned about capsular contracture. Ask about breast implant displacement exercises
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Firmness after submuscular implants
Usually by four months or so the breast soften up, but this varies by the amount of expansion from the implants ( size of implants and original laxity of the skin). Keep a close eye on them with your surgeon.
Breast Implant “Firm”?
Thank you for the question.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to give you good advice without direct examination; “firmness” means different things to different people. Generally speaking, breasts "soften" over the course of the first 3 to 6 months after surgery.
I would suggest follow-up with your plastic surgeon to evaluate the breasts and rule of complications.
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