Breasts Implants Are Full of Complications - Got an Explant

I always wanted a breast augmentation since I was...

I always wanted a breast augmentation since I was young, 17 years old, but thought I was too young so thought I would some day do it. I waited patiently but growing up I had other things to worry about, that never really came to mind for awhile. At age 20-23 I had gained weight and I for once felt I filled out a bra. After 23 I lost weight and the thought was there again, but as I asked friends they said they don't really care for big boobs, and I didn't have the money or time to do it anyway. Over the years I gained so much weight about 50lbs and even though I looked chubby I loved my breasts, but one day I saw a picture of myself and thought wooh how did I get here"I'm so fat" I need to start caring for my body. Now age 27, on Feb I decided to eat healthy and start exercising. And Wow that was the best 6mths of my life. I started my weight loss and by Aug 24 (surgery date, worst day of my life) i had lost 40lbs already, I still had 8lbs to go. So now that I was slimming down I felt like a boy and thought about BA AGAIN! Huge mistake. I believe in May my mom had told me about this surgeon that does great work and that her friends came out so good, and her friends daughter was happy. I was unsure of what I wanted so I just wanted to know what this surgeons work looked like and then I would decide what I wanted. I was so confused about the size, I just knew I wanted to look natural.

Fast forward day of surgery the surgeon comes and says what do u have in mind. I brought a couple of pictures and he said oh ok this looks like a C I kinda wanted a full B to not look exaggerated but he assures me that a C would look better on my body frame so then I told him can I see the sizers and he refuses to let me see them! I said ok why not? he said because I would be tricking myself as far as what I wanted since I would be putting it in top of my breasts, mind you, I had tiny breasts. (I wanted incisions under my crease of my breasts but he said he would rather do it on the nipple because itll look much better, now the fact that he said that, was that he was just being lazy because it takes time and measurements so he pushed the areola incision more. Now that I explanted I wish that I never said yes to that area.) I didn't like that so I told him I wanted my mother to come in so she can advice me he said ok hold on let me just mark you here, when hes marking me im thinking of what I really want and started having second thoughts. If you have second thoughts listen to your mind.

He then tells me to put on my gown and my mom is called I told my mom that it didn't seem right that he wouldn't show me the implants so she calls the nurse and they go back and forth on how thats not right because the receptionist reassured us that he would be thorough and so nurse apologizes and says its because they are sterile and no one should touch them my mom tells her I understand the real ones are but we want samples so then surgeon steps in and tells my mom I'm in good hands and he just needs to know what cup size I want and he will make it happen for me, I told him I didn't want anything exaggerated and fake I wanted the natural implants. He said to not worry and that we were worrying too much that after I'm done I would love my results more than ever and that we think the results are going to be ok but that I will have outstanding results. My mom told him please do a good job and I'm sure to refer people and I will be next as well.

I am implanted and cant see them since im wrapped, when i first saw them I thought they were huge but I knew i was swollen too so i didnt panick. As time went by i felt so much pain that I couldnt take it anymore (these are the things no one talks about here) i wanted them out as soon as possible, I had a consult for explant, and was dead set on removing them after I found out the REAL truth about IMPLANTS.

Fast forward 2 mths and the swelling had subsided but the size remained the same they had just dropped and by no means did they look natural anyway because this surgeon inserted ultra high profile implants, those are very dangerous they can damage your real breast tissue and if you ever decide to explant in later years you can lose your breast significantly. So, after 2 mths implants are out and I instantly felt relieved. I no longer had shoulder and neck pain by carrying those huge things. I always wondered if I had less cc's put in if I wouldve experienced the same issue or if i would have learned to love them without complications, I already found the answer, it is NO. Regardless, of the size you will still experience the same issues from what i have read from other ladies that had smaller implants.

I will go ahead and write a thorough review of the cons of breast augmentation and post links of celebrities who regret going under the knife because they as well were not informed.

We need to be very informative so that we can make an educated decision and I feel I was very bad informed and if I knew everything I know now I would have never done this procedure. Natural is 110% better!

Ill leave you with this link first, many young ladies look up to her, so here it is, the truth about implants

Here is the link

For some reason the link didnt post the first time, here it is, there are various pictures showing you what implants can do to your body. Lilly opted to get other type of implants because she probably doesnt know of anyone that has had their implants taken out and thought she would be disfigured. Like she said in her post, she would feel like the odd one out because all her friends have implants.

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Women express how implants can harm you later in life

"No woman should be made to sacrifice so much for the truth about her health. I would never have taken the chance had I known about the lack of safety data regarding breast implants. The more I have found out, the more angry I have become that women are still being told that breast implants do not pose serious risks to their health. Women deserve the right to make an informed decision. These problems could have been prevented by doing a simple HLA test for genetic factors for risk of autoimmune response before consenting to surgery." Rosie said.

Here is another link that tells you more in depth from various ladies what has happened to them. It gives information about how implants are not your only option but I wouldn't go that route I would just learn to accept myself. But I also understand how their is some women that need reconstructive surgery and can opt for this other option, she gives information on the option.

Alyssa also writes about how any of you can be tested before getting implants to rule out some complications, regardless you can still carry complications like CC, bottoming out, asymmetry, breast feeding difficulties, breast sagging, also called “ptosis”, calcium build-up in breast tissue, also called “calcification”, chest wall deformity, deflation of the breast implant (this happens quite often), delayed wound healing, extrusion—when the skin breaks down and the implant appears through the skin, hematoma—collection of blood near the surgical site, Iatrogenic injury or damage—when new injury or damage occurs to the tissue or implant as a result of implant surgery, Implant displacement or malposition, implant palpability or visibility—when the implant can be felt through the skin, implant wrinkling or rippling, infection, including Toxic Shock Syndrome—when during breast implant surgery, wounds are contaminated with micro-organisms, such as bacteria or fungi, inflammation or irritation, necrosis—when there is dead skin or tissue around the breast, nipple or breast changes, including change in or loss of nipple sensation, redness or bruising, reoperation—additional surgeries, rupture of the breast implant, scarring, seroma—the collection of fluid around the breast implant, skin rash, swollen or enlarged lymph nodes, also called “lymphedema or lymphadenopathy”, thinning and shrinking of the skin, also called “breast tissue atrophy”, unsatisfactory appearance due to implant style or size, and these are only a few of the complications.

But at least you know now you can get tested for possible auto immune issues if you want implants.

Please comment on this, now that you are more educated, what are your thoughts, is your self-esteem really low that you rather risk your health, or now you think that you rather not take the plunge and have this surgery.

For the ladies that write, I dont have self-esteem issues i just want my breasts to be bigger and more round, well sorry to tell you, but many years of therapy makes me know that this is a sign of low self-esteem because youre wanting to change something. Dont say you love your breasts but then want to change them that doesnt make sense. I was one of those persons and thats why I know now that I was foolish to think this way.

I took mine out for several reasons throughout the course of those 2 months I had them in, I will write a full post about it later, just thought id share this with you now.
Raul Gongora

Do not go to this surgeon Dr. Raul Gongora, he will only tell you lies, not inform you, and rush you so you cant have 2nd thoughts or if you have 2nd thoughts his nurses are there to feed you lies so you can feel guilty if you dont get anything done. He will not provide after care follow-ups as well. He will tell you he will but he is not willing to see you only after 3 mths!!! That is no way to treat a patient! Do yourself a favor, love yourself, the way you are, all your imperfections, it doesnt matter if you feel ugly, start working on your confidence and if you have confidence you can make anyone believe you are beautiful the way you are. Your imperfections make you perfect!

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