Trinalll

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

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  • 62 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 55 comments
  • 6 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

Mastectomy March 2013 & Reconstruction with silicone rounds Nov 2013. What is the best method to minimize scars? (photos)

I am a young African American breast cancer survivor. I have always thought that my skin doesn't do well with scars jus cause the smallest scratches n scrapes are still... READ MORE

Recent comments from Trinalll

Thank you Lulu. Good luck and hope you have a speedy recovery. U will do just fine :) READ COMMENT

There is the Brava fat transfer method but there are drawbacks to every procedure. That process requires you to wear a cone shaped thing on your chest to make room for the transfer READ COMMENT

I believe 1st the woman affected by cancer is happy to be cancer free. But that is jus one of the million thoughts going thru her head. I wouldn't listen to much about the comments of other because they haven't been there and can not... READ COMMENT

@evesue I was the exception, I actually liked the way my expanders looked. The projection was better than my implant and my natural breast too. So when I got my implants I was disappointed. Just as there are so many implants styles the... READ COMMENT