If I need an MRI do I need a referral? What kind of MRI do I ask for? The breathing is whats scary, its really affecting me. I had saline breast implants in July 2007, its been about 1 1/2 yrs that I noticed pain on under my my rib cage on the right side, some pain on chest, right hand numbness of two fingers? How serious is this?
3 Years Post-op: Trouble Breathing, Pain Under Right Breast, Chest Pain & Hand Numbness
Doctor Answers (4)
Besides needing a referral for an MRI, if you are having trouble breathing and have hand numbness it sound slikeyou need to see a doctor ASAP.
Trouble breathing = seek immediate consultation or evaluation
IT sounds as if you should be in an emergency room rather than inquiring online. Trouble breathing is a serious issue that should be evaluated as soon as is possible.
See your Doctor
There are some things that may be going on that your doctor needs to evaluate. Go see your plastic surgeon as soon as possible so you can get a diagnosis and treatment plan.
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Please see your surgeon
I can feel your pain through the email and you should not be in pain . You need to see your plastic surgeon or another on e to examine you and treat you. MRI is a tool to help your surgeon to come up with the diagnosis and treatment plan. You may have sever capsular contracture.