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I will be getting reconstructive Surgery on...

I will be getting reconstructive Surgery on Wednesday due to breast cancer I want at least a c cup my ps wants to go with 350cc low profile expanders I am five seven and two hundred pounds will this be too small. I was a thirty six b cup. I am medium built not huge but not small I want to look proportionate

So I got My tissue expander in on the wed the...

So I got My tissue expander in on the wed the twenty third of january i stayed in the hospital only one night and i have only one drain. I have been in a lot of pain except these last two days. I went for my first check up Tuesday the twenty ninth I was hoping to get the drain out but he didn't take it out but the good news is when he changed my bandages the scar looked great it was barely there i mean u couldn't even see the incision and he used the same one from my mastectomy which is great because it looks much better so big ups to doctor lin next teusday i will be going for my first fill and my drain removal so hey guys will this hurt please respond and let me know by the way i am recording my whole journey so here soon u all will have a visual of my testimony until next i wish u all the best and be blessed

Well. I was really excited to get my tissue my...

Well. I was really excited to get my tissue my expander in. But I just got my last fill and I am not happy at all with my size. I explained to my doctor that I wanted to go bigger at least a cup. But he told me I can't go bigger because he only used a 350cc tissue expander. He over filled it to 540cc. He said that was the most it could take. Plus I know once the implant is put in it will be smaller.so I'm disappointed. My question is will I at least be able to get a high profile implant. I asked him what size implant he is going to use he said whatever size will fit. So I am completely lost. I posted a video of my last expansion so please give me some advice
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My plastic surgeon says he is going to over fill me to six hundred cc will this at least give me a c cup im five seven and two hundred puonds
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HI. I am 5'7 and 190 lbs. I had 550cc silicone high profile and they were too small. I now have 700cc silicone high profile and they are just right.
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Thank you so much for your response because i want them to be proportionate with my body and i also want to go through this only once since i am not good with pain but im glad things worked out for you and again Thanks
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Msfuller32, I've had two reconstructions for mastectomies from breast cancer. My first implants were too small. My second surgeon was much better. He tried a range of implants while I was in surgery and he and my nurse decided what looked best. They are perfect for my body and my hip ratio. After surgery I asked what size I was. He said "Who cares!" Then he told me they 600cc. But your tissue expanders are NOT the same size as your implants. Those expanders are fine. I would offer a word of caution. When they start filling your expanders with saline, you don't feel it much right away. If you are like me, you may be tempted to get them over filled at each visit. Don't! You feel it later and the process is pretty uncomfortable as it is. My expanders were more uncomfortable than the actual implants. Take Advil or a pain reliever every time you go in for expansion. Your implants will be much bigger than your tissue expanders.
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Thanks for your response being that im not much for pain i will keep in mind not to over expand and definitley take something for pain before again Thanks and be,blessed
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Just read your update. There are different types of drains and it depends on the kind your dr used. If it hurts, it's really quick...like a bandaid. It doesn't hurt when they fill your expander. It always gave me the heebie jeebies when they had to locate the port for the syringe, but the actual filling part doesn't hurt. Like I said though, you will get kind of achy later. Don't let them over fill. ;)
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Snidera62 thanks for ur feed i wont him over fill so how usually does it take to complete The whole reconstruction process
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It took 6 months for me from the mastectomies where they put in the expanders at the same time, to nipple tattoo. But I lived 8 hours away from my surgeon. I'm sure yours will go quicker.
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