Trinalll

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

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  • 75 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 68 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

I kno right cancer wasnt anywhere in the plan But hey we re still here and more fabulous than eva :) READ COMMENT

YYYAAASSS!!! I celebrated mines along wit my birthday in March READ COMMENT

Ugly thing but yes there are def pros It teaches u alot and of course u will have a greater appreciation for your body. READ COMMENT