Location: Portugal
Member since 6/22/2011


  • 7 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 discussion

Reviews by Marshagalina

Breast implant after 8 year old TRAM - Portugal

My reconstructed implant is still swollen. I believe it will shrink a little. I had a mastectomy with tram flap surgery with skin sparing 8 years ago. My reconstructed breast was very small and I decided to have a silicon implant. This is the result after 12 days of surgery.Hi... READ MORE

Discussions started by Marshagalina

Breast implant after TRAM

I had a Tram 8 years ago. Besides having an abdominal bulge as result of removing the muscle, my reconstructed breast look 1/2 the size of my other breast. Last month I decided... READ MORE

Recent comments from Marshagalina

Hi everyone. After more than 2 years of having the implant under the tram flap, I feel great. No pain, just some itching occasionnally. Hope everyone is ok and keep all the good mood. Marshagalina READ COMMENT

Hi Megan, the swelling is still here. Today I felt quite a kind of stitching needles sensation inside my breast, but besides that, everything is fine. Thanks for reading. Marsha READ COMMENT

Hi Beverly, Finally I had may drain out today. Ten days after the surgery. My breast is still swollen, but I feel strong and confident. I hope my TRAM was not affected. The surgeon told me today that I have to massage the breast, but... READ COMMENT

Hi Beverly, I had my surgery on 6th september and returned home yesterday 7th. Today my drain had 100 cc and I went back to replace the container. It drained a lot, I think, but the doc said it is quite normal. I am going back... READ COMMENT

Hi Beverly, Hi everyone, I will have surgery early September 2011.My doc says I will stay 2 days in hospital but does not say much about the procedure. This is how docs work in Portugal...He only told me that will be ok, although my... READ COMMENT