Implant Removal ..Nipple Coloration Please Help! - Brevard, NC

Not sure at the moment 6days post and I am...

Not sure at the moment 6days post and I am concerned with the darkness of my nipples and the blisters I have. my doctor said that this is normal and I will be fine. doesn't feel normal to me. Is this common after a implant removal? I have been advised to use polysporin. I had a Closed Capsulotomy preformed on me due to capsule contractions. In results I had complications due to the Closed Capsulotomu and that is was I had my implants removed. So far this as all been a nightmare. I a, just praying that what is going on with my nipples right now is normal.

Sorry I haven't posted anything. I have been...

sorry I haven't posted anything. I have been really depressed.Today I am furious upset and just want to ball my eyes out. I have both emotions and I am so upset :(. I can only pray that something will be able to be done for me in 6months. I just can't be left like this. So horrible. It's all I can think about. I am in tears. I am upset with my doctor for doing what he did and now how I have to live for the next 6months not knowing if I am able even going to be able to be fixed. I just oray that I am not going to be left like this. In tears

Well I just added two more pictures. 3weeks post...

Well I just added two more pictures. 3weeks post op. I look like a monster! This has been a nightmare for me. Prayers of reconstructive surgery in 5 months.

Well guys I'm 30days out and I am not happy. My...

Well guys I'm 30days out and I am not happy. My scars look horrible and I still have stuff oozing out of me. I am so unhappy. Trying to find answers. This just can't be it! I have numbness still in the breast that has all of the damage. I went from having beautiful breast with no scars to this. Thanks Doc!

Update Photo almost 6months since I had them removed

Not much change :-(
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I'm so sorry for your complications. I explanted 7 weeks ago for health reasons. While I'm healing from the implant illness, my cosmetic outcome was horrible. I am deformed and depressed about it. I'm sure you know how I'm feeling. My pics are on here if you are interested. I hope you are doing better.
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I also did see a doctor and he highly suggested that I do not have implants put in me again. So far seems that the only way to restore my breast tissue is by having fat cells injected into my breast. Total cost $50,000. :(
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Hi everyone sorry I have not posted been dealing with everything still. I have been going to doctors I had a mammogram done due to constant pain that I have been having in each breast. Turns out that I still have some fluid in each breast about 6cm to be exact and an inflamed lymph node. I have been referred to a breast surgeon. The good news is that I have insurance ..still having to pay for all of this though. Still pretty sad about everything. Saying my prayers. At this point I would love for the pain to go away. Its everyday. Hurts just to massage. I still do it ..mainly in the shower though. I hope and pray that everyone is doing well. I will update and send some more pics soon.
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Hope meds & massage make your fluid go away, at least the new surgeon will have some ideas. I have a smaller version of yours on my left boob....I was pretty flat to begin with, but since he had to dig the old implant out from the tangled mess it grew to inside, with my tissue, the bottom of my boob isn't perfectly rounded, it's more squared a little bit, which aims that one nipple downward....I suppose if I wanted to pay to have it repositioned, I could, but I haven't paid the explant off yet. I really like my surgeon & am sure he could fix it, but I don't have the loot to do it. I'm sure you look fine in a bra/comfy sports bra, so your main thing right now is to get rid of the infection in your lymph node....they surgeon could give you an antibiotic, maybe? The fluid supposedly goes away after a while, and with massage. Sorry you're hurting, though. Good luck & keep us posted. I STILL think it's worth it, even though I don't have my big fake knockers anymore...I'm happy this way!!
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How r u doing??
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Excellent Natalie, So glad you are on healing meds. I will keep you close at heart and will be with you until you are free of boobie worries. Enjoy your week end and Thank you for the update.
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Welcome and thank you. I am so thankful for this site and the support. Thank you for the kind words ..makes a difference. :-) . I am looking fed to next week already! So I can relax. Wishing you a fantastic weekend as well girl! Nites! Natalie
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Hi Natalie, How did your Doctors appointment go? You are on my mind and in my heart.
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Hey girl sorry for the late response. Things have been so hectic lately. I am exhausted. I was able to get a culture done. I started on some antibiotics too. I should have results next week. I just had too hold off on my antibiotics til I had the culture. Moving fwd. trying to stay positive. Hope your having a great Friday! Thank you for the support and thinking of me. Makes a difference and helps. All my best Natalie
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So glad you're on an antibiotic and hope you feel better very soon!
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I hope the antibiotics work....after 6 months, if you're still not happy, go to another surgeon for a revision, or 'tweaking'.....it sounds as if your PS isn't that concerned, but we WANT them to be concerned, if WE are, right? I'm sure it'll work out in the end, you're still better off without them inside you. Nipples can always be revised; I might have to have one tweaked, too, but I'm only 3 weeks out so we'll see. We're all thinking of you, and the most important thing right now is to get rid of your infections, & wear the right bras for a while....let's all hope for the best for you, and for your healing. It'll get better....the sun always comes up again, you know?
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All us women are here for you! We might not know each other but. We're all our own little family on here, and we are all here to listen :) I'm so sorry this happened to you! I would for sure go see another doctor to get a second opinion just to be safe try to keep your head up high darlin :)
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thanks again everyone. I have added some new pics. I really appreciate all of your support. I have my good days and my bad days and right now I am so sick. Seeing family doc in the morn is hopes of some answers. I will have them look at my incision too, Maybe they can give me some answers. I am just not ready nor prepared to look at the expression on their face once they see my breast. Then I am going to have to explain everything. I'm just not feeling well and I nothing is helping me get better. Im hanging in there. I am 32days out from my removal. Weather is starting to get nice and sadly to say looks like tank tops for me. I cant even wear a bathing suit top. The scar tissue is visible. Looks pretty bad, Hope everyone is doing well. My prayers and support are right with you as well. All my love Natalie
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Natalie--I think your family doc needs to see just how bad things are so he or she can step in on your behalf. Your health may be at risk because of what the PS did to you and that is your highest priority right now. If you're feeling that poorly, an infection is certainly high on the list of possibilities. I wish I could pick you up & take you to a top PS to get things fixed!! But it's time to get healthy, treat an infection if you have one and the cosmetic aspects can be fixed in the not so far off future. Hang in there, Natalie! We all love you!!
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Thanks Texan you are a sweetie. I will be getting all kinds of blood work done tomorrow I am on it for sure. As far as a PS goes no telling if i am operable. If so i have a feeling it is going to be very expensive why past my budget. one day at a time. I know I am messed up and I am not expecting any miracles here. I just want to get better!! all my love and thanks again! Natalie
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well I have been off of the antibiotics for 2 weeks now and I am sicker than a dog. I am seeing my family doctor tomorrow to get some blood work done and to get some medicine. nothing over the counter is working and I am miserable and have had a fever for days now and I noticed this oozing substance out of my right breast. Its slimy n thick a lil. Not sure how common this is. I have had some horrible luck this year. Things have not been good. I am keeping a positive outlook and still trying to find a doctor. I am NOT going back to mine at all!! I am coming to terms that this might just be it for me. I think acceptance is important for me at this time. I just don't know ladies my breast is numb I have no idea on the breast tissue. I want to have hope I really do. Matter of time, but yes my doctor sure did do a number on me. :-( he doesn't have any complaints against him and he is the go to doctor in town. This isn't going to be easy and it sure doesn't help me that all the attorneys take their wives to him too. I feel so small and at the bottom when I am not. I am one of the most amazing girls I know next to my daughter and feel that God has blessed me in so many ways but come one! Uggh...can't believe this guy got me! Blows my mind. It is not sitting to well with me.
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Good for you! I agree with the others' comments and have significant concerns about the possibility of infection. I am so sorry this has happened to you and I know there are better PSs out there to make things good for you again. At this point, I'm worried about your health.
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I'm so glad you've posted a question to the Doctors here. You've been through so much and I really feel for you! Thanks for your reply to my earlier post and keep hoping!!! I'm sure they'll have some good advice. Loads of love to you XXXX
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I'm with nomoreplastic, I would ask the docs on here. I wish I could just reach out and hug you, and take you out for a girls day to keep your mind busy. Don't loose hope, it can be fixed. I'm sooo surprised no doc will at least see you cause of infection :( UGH!! Maybe look for docs on here in your state. Well educated docs in reconstructive surgery. I know even the nastiest scars do end up healing better than we thought they would. In my pic it's like cartridge is hanging out, it ended up healing very well. I'm just worried you may need antibiotics for infection. Please ask some docs on here :) I'm sending you great big enormous giant soft :) Hugs
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thanks Ellie! I have finally decided to ask a doctor on here. Alot of people have suggested it and I wasn't wanting to. Well I did today! It will be posted tomorrow. I have also sent a request to a doctor's nurse that I have seen asking them if they will take me on as a patient. I sure hope so! Thanks for your support
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Oh Natlie I am so sorry your going through this and I wish I had a magic word to fix it. I know 5 months must sound like an eternity and I hope you have sent your pictures to the "ask Doctors" site so you can get some feedback on what can be done. I am sure with all the technology and skill that a good PS they will be able to make revisions and fix this. It is concerning that you are still having fluid coming out so make sure you see your regular MD to avoid infection. My prayers are with you.
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That's just my issue my reg doc is the cause of all of this. I don't want to go back to him. Nobody will see me at all now for Atleast 5months
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Time will go by so quickly, you'll see. Don't despair, keep calm so that your mind stays clear and you're able to see and act clearly. I know it's hard, but you can do it. Just think that getting depressed doesn't fix anything, it only makes it worse. You have to prepare your mind and body for healing when the time comes to get your reconstructive surgery. If your mind is at peace, your body will heal better and faster ;o) Get yourself ready, because 5 months will be here in the blink of the eyes. I've done some research in the last few days to get myself ready. I'm sleeping better, eating healthier, learning Yoga and exercising in order to help my body respond positively when I need it to and I haven't been to my first appointment yet. I'm a very scary-cat, just thinking about surgery and the what if's gets me worked up so it helps me keep my mind focused on something besides what I'm dealing with and what's in my future. Do what you have to do, take care of what you have to take care of, but keep positively focused. Your situation is bad, but there are way worse cases with no hope. You have hope, it's not over for you, you'll be okay. Sending you positive vibes
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I am in the precess of filing my complaint now. I had to contact the Federation Of State Medical Boards and they have directed me on who I need to contact for a complaint in my state. I won't be going back to my doctor he is a liar and cuts corners!!! I am keeping alot of information out for a reason on here just in case. My patient care was so horrible I never thought a would be so tainted by a physician that I put my trust in as a patient. Ridiculous very upsetting.
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Good for you, Natalie. He needs to be censured, or whatever they do. Use the time you have to find a good PS.....many specialize in revisions, and I'm sure you'll end up looking ok....main thing is to get rid of these infections, keep moisturizing, wear a good bra, and just heal. The pictures you've posted will aid in your complaint to the State Boards, and they'll also help the new PS. Will be interested to see what the docs on RealSelf have to say.....thinking of you!
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