So Tired of Hurting, What Now? Surgeon Has Not Given Up on Me. Age 50/Mastopexy/Allergen Smooth HP 475cc/Submuscular/07-2012

After surgery, developed tennis ball size fluid mass under left arm, popped 2 weeks post surgery, drained at bottom of incision. Incision and cessation of fluid leak took 6 months to heal. Breast hard and painful, right soft and dropped too far due to week tissue. A month later, developed fluid again, incision opened exposed implant. 10 days ago I had revision surgery with irrigation of pocket on left, implant placed back, lift on right. Now my left feels great and my right is hard and painful.

Doctor Answers (1)

Implant issue with capsular contracture?

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Sorry for all your problems.  It sounds like you had an infection with leaking fluid for 6 months that ultimately led to a capsular contracture.


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