Location: Stl, Mo
Member since 7/18/2013


  • 55 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 5 questions

Reviews by Trinalll

Tissue Expanders/Silicone Implants following Bilateral mastecomy

After cancer robs you of many things including your breast, reconstruction is a way of feeling whole again. I had two-stage reconstruction. At the time of my mastectomy I had tissue expanders inserted. After weekly "fills" of saline water I am now at my chosen size and I am awaiting implants in... READ MORE

Questions from Trinalll

Best Breast Reconstruction for Young Mastectomy Patient?

I've had a bilateral mastectomy and for reconstruction by plastic surgeon has suggested gummy bears. I am fine with that but I am wondering if there would be any movement of my... READ MORE

Breast Implants After Radiation?

I only received 9/28 scheduled radiation treatments, but my plastic surgeon still wants to wait 6 months before exchanging my tissue expanders for implants. I could understand... READ MORE

Can Scars from Mastectomies Be Fixed During Implant Exchange Surgery? (photo)

I have scars from my mastecomy that I know will always be present but where the drains were left behind what's best described as a hole or dent. Can this be fixed during my... READ MORE

I had a nipple sparring mastecomy. With the expanders my nipples are always erect will that continue that way after exchange?

I had a nipple sparring mastecomy. Next month I will be exchanging my tissue expanders for silicone round implants. With the expanders my nipples have been erect. I wonder if... READ MORE

Wanting to increase your breast size after reconstruction with implants? Will expanders be needed again?

Hi, I am two weeks post opp. I had my expanders exchanged for 505cc textured round HP silicone implants. I was expanded to 450. they are shaping up to be very nice, I just... READ MORE

Recent comments from Trinalll

Thank you for reading Clarey. It is my goal to help ladies going through this so they can kno they aren't alone and that they will get through it. READ COMMENT

Do anything that you won't be able to for a while. It'd good to have help but there are things you may be particular about and want done the way u would do them. Do cleaning n laundry and fast food ideas. Have ur hospital bag packed ,... READ COMMENT

I had expanders first , the couch or a chair would probably woke the best. I stayed propped on a lot of pillows after I got back to the bed after being on the couch. Good thing you will miss out on the expansion process, I considered... READ COMMENT

Yes I never felt pain from the implants , my stomach remained sore and it dictated my movements cause I didn't wonna bend at the waist. READ COMMENT