Trinalll

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

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  • 67 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 60 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

This sounds like the route to go, I definitely would do that just have to get the financial aspect under control first. READ COMMENT

Yes the flap seems like so much. N I think our age makes a big difference. I tried explaining to my PS that my original breast were great (minus them trying to kill me) unlike order women they mourn their breast but they are happy to... READ COMMENT

I would love to see pictures. I too was diagnosed at 25 (27 now) I have implants cause it was the simplest procedure, I didn't want any more down time than I had due to all the other stuff, the implants are ok. But at my age I know I... READ COMMENT