Pain in Left Lung 4 Days After Breast Implants?

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Pain in the "lung" after breast augmentation demands investigation.

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If you have pain inside the chest cavity "lung pain" contact your surgeon immediately.  Chest wall pain is very common, but pleural could be something serious like a pneumothorax.


Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Lung Pain after Breast Implants

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     Although one can have chest wall pain after breast augmentation that may mimic pain from other causes, pneumothorax, PE, and more serious things need to be ruled out by your plastic surgeon.

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Pain in Lung after Breast Surgery?

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Thank you for the question, but this type of “complaint” is not one that should be addressed online. The differential diagnosis for “lung pain” include serious diagnoses... Address your concerns with your plastic surgeon ASAP.

 Best wishes.

Tom J. Pousti, MD, FACS
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"lung" pain and implants

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"Lung" pain is not common and perhaps hard to describe. If it is more than jsut soreness from surgery, it needs to be investigated ASAP. It could be a lung collapse called a pneumothorax, or even a pulmonary embolism from a clot.

Steven Wallach, MD
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"Pain in lung"

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Well, more details would help. In general, you should have this checked into.  It could be something very simple - or it could be something serious, like a pneumothorax.  See your surgeon for a re-check promptly.

Thomas Fiala, MD
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