Fluid + Breast Implant Removal

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How Important is It to Place a Drain After Implant Extraction?

I have saline subpect implants I want out for several reasons. I want a simple extraction. What are the odds that I will have fluid accumulate and do... READ MORE

How Long Will Fluid Continue to Build Up in my Breast After Implant Removal?

Hi, I just had my breast implants removed along with a capsulectomy on Jan. 17 2013. The day after surgery I saw my PS and he had to drain 120cc of... READ MORE

Breast Explantation Due to Intracapsular Rupture with Fluid Build

Fluid build up in my right breast, ultrasound showed there is a thick film of capsular around my implant. Look swollen but no pain. I went to 2... READ MORE

Seroma? What Tests 2 Confirm This? How Much Fluid Needs to Be There Before Treatment is Done? when Does This Become a Problem?

I recently had my implants removed, July 29th. and I feel like the left side might be retaining some fluid. my left breast is slightly larger than the... READ MORE

How Will I Know Fluid is Present in Capsule After Explantation with No Capsulectomy?

If there is fluid present in capsule will it go away eventually? Should I limit upper body stretching and exercising to allow capsule to heal ? READ MORE

After my second capsulectomy, the fluid won't stop accumulating?

I've been having the drain in for almost 2 weeks after my capsulectomy and the fluid keeps coming out about 40cc/hr. my question is what makes the... READ MORE

Is it possible to get CONTRACTURE AFTER breast implant removal?? (photos)

I had my breast implants removed due to CC, right breast. About 3 weeks post op, my right breast is contacting! I had both capsules removed. I had... READ MORE

How long for a hematoma after breast implant removal to absorb?

Hi, I had my breast implants removed 3 weeks ago and had drains in for 5 days. My right breast has had more fluid from day one and maybe shouldn't... READ MORE

Removal of extracellular ruptured implants, now there is a possible hematoma? (photo)

Hi, Got silicone implants 9years ago. Recent MRI showed extracapsular rupture right breastimplant. Had a removal of The extracapsular implants one... READ MORE

I Had my Explantation 11 Days Ago. Everything is As Well As It Could Be?

Breasts from the surgery tingle like nerves re-routing but hopefully this will end soon. No drains, but have a small amt of fluid. thinking they must... READ MORE

Possible fluid in breast 2 months post-op?

I had breast implants removed 2 months ago. Is it possible to develop fluid at this point? What happens if I don't drain the fluid? My breast appear... READ MORE

I have 30 yr old ruptured silicon implants, 250cc Dow Corning. Planning to explant next week. Should I cancel?

There is extra capsular spread of the implant; my board certified plastic surgeon does not plan to use drains post-op. I am worried about fluid... READ MORE

Ruptured PIP Implants Removed but is It Right That Surgeon Left in Part of Capsule?

I had PIP silicone implants front of muscle 11 years ago. The right was ruptured & silicone found in lymph nodes & left had alot of gel bleed.... READ MORE

What is recommended for a chronic seroma? I had an explantation in May 2013 without capsulectomy.

It has been almost 2 years; will my body ever reabsorb this fluid? Is there any danger long term if nothing is done? READ MORE

I want simple explant. As long as the capsule is soft will the pocket close by itself & whats chance of fluid build-up?

Will it be of benefit to remove a small piece of capsule even if it's thin & soft, will this prevent fluid build-up? Is it better to suture,score or... READ MORE

Could a hematoma and fluid be a good thing to have some breast volume after breast implant removal?

I had breast implants removal 8 days ago, after 15 years, with capsulectomy and drains. After drains were removed I had a hematoma in my left breast... READ MORE

Does "skin sticking" after explant sometimes correct itself? (Photo)

11 days post explant (capsules removed and a lift) and ever since day 7 I have a spot where the skin is sticking, is there anything I can do right now... READ MORE

I Had my Silicone Unders Removed Under Local, Surgeon Removed Part Of Capsule. Is This Normal?

Had silicone unders removed in office under local. No problems with implants just choice. My PS removed part of the capsule around the inframmary... READ MORE

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