Explant After 2 Month and 4 Day's - Palm Springs, CA

Hi Girls, Thought i knew is what i totally wanted...

Hi Girls, Thought i knew is what i totally wanted and i would be happy with the new look . the PS said to me " you will love them" - Not . i had them put in june of 2012 , when it was done i didn't feel too bad it's gotta be the pain pills. he told me he did put a little more in there and i trusted his judgement , i knew they were swollen and in time they will settle , but i just didn't like them ,i wasn't really even interested in looked at them. i just wasn't happy , then i was so scared to even think about what have i done , why did i do it but i did.

After about 5 weeks i think they started to feel heavy on me , i am 5' feet and weight around 110.i was so scared and depressed and wanted them out and call the PS , he was so surprised that i wanted them out i told him it's me not his Job, guess he just so... well surprised that how can i not like what he did he wanted me to wait for 1 month promised they will get settle and look more natural he even told me i will get more attention from men and if i get tips from my job i will have more tips, i did not like that commend and felt grossed with him maybe he thought he was funny,but i begged him that i have make mine decision, he gave me a date to have this- he said that will take him about 10,15 minutes to take them out but the date they gave me was abut 2 month i had to wait , i was even more depressed , i thought if its a 10 or 15 minutes why do i have to wait this long......and it would be a local not under general .i was so disappointed by his manner and where's the compassion that i thought i might get from them... so few days later i called another PS , got in , she happened to have time with in 10 days so i made the appt, and she said she will have to do it under general i was happy to have to not wait til Sep and have them out in 10 days she is a well respect and 30 plus experienced Dr , the other one is too but...he couldn't help me . then i started to look on line for in formations about the explant , i found a few sites that was so encouraging and helpful. i am thankful i didn't have to wait and had a better Dr. to do the explant .

i am 16 days as up today after mine explant , i am still a little depressed from the whole thing but am trying to move forward my family's helpful and supportive , i look at this site for encouragement and i have always like the way i looked but more isn't always a good thing.i just love my small ones so much more and hope to heal well and all us girls too , still get a little depressed here and there hope that will pass soon. wearing thin support bras but do feel the pressure from it hope thats a good enough support ?? xox

Just try to take the tapes off , its been 24 days...

just try to take the tapes off , its been 24 days as up today , i am such a woos!!! didn't take them off i'm thinking maybe i will keep them on for a few more days ,cause ,i know it sounds silly ,Dr. told me i can take it off early this week but the area was reopen for the second time in around 2 month so i think i'll keep them tape up a bit longer :) told everyone to be brave ,i can't even want to take the take off :( have a great day everyone xoxox

Hi girls it's been 7 weeks and 4 days, saw my dr....

hi girls it's been 7 weeks and 4 days, saw my dr. tuesday she said they are fine and i ask about the massaging the scare tissues she told me not to massage them cause she said it's invasive to the area and i forgot to ask when or do i need to do that later on ,but she did want me to just leave them alone and wear the support bra for a bit longer and she'll check again in 2 month so this is my info i know its so strange most of your girls are advice to do the massage ...... do you ladies have the tenderness around the area too ?? and the upper body strength i find i am still not as strong to pull or lift do you girls feel this too ?? if so please tell me , i take ibuprofen here and there and protein drinks , vitamins and food :) of course lol.... just to make sure the body is getting enough all that. i hope you ladies are getting enough proteins.sometime i just don't have the appetite when you have those down days...but reading the updates on all of us helps so much thank you girls :)
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Did you end up smaller after Explant or stay the same size?
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Thats good can you email me at inspired-by@live.com.au and but "explant at 2 months" as the title im going through the same , but i dont have the money so trying to save for it atm but i feel so alone
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hi sarahlouise2009 , is this last post for me ? if is for me what do you need me to send you ?
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Hi yes it was , Im going through the same so i just need someone to chat to and have some questions for you
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hi sara ,you'll see the answers in the post and the pics the before pic is very much like the third pics in the post, same size same shapes . good luck to you ,if there's anything else i can answer let me know :)
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sara , of course the scare tissues but in time they will soften. all the things you want to know are in my post and some comments , i read your questions to the dr.s in the site , i sure yours will bounce right back after your explant and you are so tiny and trim your skin will be just fine , my dr. said once you decide you want the implants out the sooner the better but of course they all want you to wait hoping you will change your mind ....i don't know why ???? guess for their" Ego" or simply because thats just what they do "Plastic Surgeon" and believe in - of course . i wish you the best and soon, while you are saving up for the explant ,dear girl xox
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You look great Grace. Guessing it must be quite sore going through the nipples? Does it affect sensation? Hope all is going well! X
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hi Felicitygal , prob because the pain pills at first they weren't that sore . my sensations are there thank goodness :) xox
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Hi did your breasts go back to what they almost looked like before or do they look exactly the same?
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hi sarahlouise2009, they look very much like before only the nipples are a little pointing down if you look closely .
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You look great too!!
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Dear Grace, Thank you for the kind words! I can sleep now! :) still not as comfortable as I have not dared to sleep on my side yet, but still... I think you look beautiful! in fact, I much prefer your 'after' picture!
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hi Kristen1234 thank you and good for you. mine were under the muscle . if you've read other stories you've seen that's what dr.s all said and it is true in some , if yours are big and in there for some time, but check out Firehorseoflove her's looked sooooo great so there....i would have to disagree with your dr. :) they will always tell you that , so i wish you the best for what ever you decide , keep us posted :)
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you look great! i want mine out! did you have above or under the muscle... mine are above and the doctor said I would have extreme sagging.... Thanks!
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Hi grace :) you look fabulous!! I was reading about your upper body strength. I'm not to much ahead of you in surgery dates. I've been working out. It was really hard at first very weird feeling, and week. I did discover If I wore an Extra Tight sports bra it made a HUGE difference on how my chest felt. I only do that when I'm working out though. I'm thinking its going to take us ladies a good year to fully be recovered. I know to us 2 months seems like a long time LOL!! But my Doc says 2 months is nothing. Still got a ways to go to be healed, you'll get there :) and again I have to say you look GREAT! :)
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hi ya elle can you send me a post later how to use that shiatsu pillow please xxxxxxx
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You look really great, Grace! I don't think you and verdeluz need to worry about the capsule. They don't form that quickly (2 months). Every time there is an operation on the breast, it creates scar tissue regardless. I asked my doctor about scar tissue affecting mammograms as she usually leaves the capsules in if they are thin, and she says it's not a problem. Breast reductions leave a LOT of scar tissue inside, and don't pose a problem. Are you worried because you feel lumps of scar tissue in the breast? I understand that this is expected and softens over time.
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thank you NervousGirlie , i agree . for me right now is to heal up and hope and pray to get my strength and energy back little by little , i know it takes time , so patient is what we all need and time. and what you said about the scare tissue is so right :)
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You had drains? I didn't, the dr decided I didn't need them. So I'm curious about the massaging too. 2 days ago I started feeling discomfort on both breast same area. I'm wondering if it's scar tissue. I'm gonna call my dr tomorrow. It's been 6 weeks for me. He won't see me again until 8 weeks. Now educate me about the capsule removal and what not? I'm so confused. My doctor said he took everything out. Again I only had them in for 2 months.
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hi verdeluz34 ,i did, dr. took the drains out the next day and she did the capsule removal, i am sorry if i am misunderstood i think thats when the dr. clean or wipe the area to remove the capsule so to avoid the fluid so it seal up better i think ,i know some dr. don't do that i am not sure why i am sorry if i am confusing you i may not even explain it right. i think when your dr. said he took everything out is that what he meant ?
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I don't know :( I mean I don't have anything in. He said he took the implant out. The drains he said he would know once he went in if I would need them. I'm afraid to google stuff and get depressed.
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from what i've read , some dr. just don't do it . don't be depressed i think its because its in there for such short time that might be the reason you didn't need it , i had them for 4 more days more than your's , my dr. just wanted to be sure and i think that's just what she prefer to do the procedure . you looked great by the way :) , my scare tissues are hard i am just gonna do what she said not to touch too much let them heal my dr. she's been doing this for 30 plus years , i think she know's what she's talking about , who knows maybe she'll have me start massage them next time i see her , i'll let you know , if you hurt too much call him please , let me know.
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I cried a little. Sigh what a mess. Im going to call him tomorrow. They don't hurt too much. Of course I'm probably over reacting. I have taken it so easy and not even started to work out because I don't want any problems. He did say he didn't need to put the drains. So maybe that capsule thing wasn't there? Or too thin for removal? Who knows. I'm beginning to feel so mad at him for leaving me with all these darn questions.
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i know that the dr. who put mine in wasn't gonna use drains he told me it was gonna take him about 10 ,15 minutes to take them out , so its what they prefer to do or they think needed to be done . don't worry you been so brave and great ,keep it up and us posted but rest too . write down the questions & answers and let us know , hugs
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