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Right Breast Implant Removed Due to MRSA. When Can I Get my Implant Back In?

5 weeks ago i had my right breast implant removed, due to an MRSA infection, since then everything has been fine i stopped taking the antibiotics 3... READ MORE

Breast Implant Infection or Skin Infection? (photo)

I had my 2nd beast augmentation surgery on October 4th due to CC and they already look and feel much better. The only problem now is that I may have... READ MORE

Breast Implants Became Infected Right After Surgery. Can a Urinary Tract Infection Cause It?

I had a BA on Sept 29th and from the time I woke up after surgery I had a lot more swelling and pain in my left breast than my right. Two days after... READ MORE

Should I Have to Pay for a Second Breast Augmentation Surgery After Infection?

One week after my breast augmentation surgery I had to have my implants removed due to infection in both sides. The doctor said it was not staph, but... READ MORE

How Long Will Antibiotic Take to Clear a Staph Infected Hematoma After Breast Augmentation?

Implants were replaced 3 wks ago. Deveolped a hematoma a week after surgery. They installed a drain. Days later I have a fever and the doctor removes... READ MORE

2nd Breast Implant Nightmare? Should I suggest to have the capsule taken out?(photo)

2nd implant, 1st took out after 3 mth ? infection not sure if capsual around took out. not been ill no fever etc been on various antibiotics, swab WAS... READ MORE

Incision Infected 2 Weeks After Re Augmentation? (photo)

2 weeks after my re augmentation (due to PIP) I found a small amount of red/brown gunk coming from incision I got it swabbed and it came back with... READ MORE

Is my Breast Hematoma Being Treated Correctly? (photo)

I have several pictures of my breasts posted from my last question. I have undergone 2 surgeries within 2 months. After my 2nd surgery my breast was... READ MORE

Gummy Bear Breast Implant. When Will They Fall Into Place?

I had breast implants replaced 11 days ago. Though my right breast is still swollen. my left implant is riding high. the incisions beneath the breast... READ MORE

I've had my 2nd BA and had two draining tubes due to capsular contracture on my left breast. Do I Have an Infection? (photo)

I've had my 2nd BA on October 4th and had two draining tubes in them due to capsular contracture on my left breast. My PS re did both through the... READ MORE

Infection after multiple capsulectomies and a hematoma?

I had 2 open capsulectomies on my right breast 6 months apart. The second time PS did an implant exchange from smooth to textured. About a week and a... READ MORE

Infection After 3 Mths of BA. Are my Chances Higher of Having Another Infection? (photo)

I had breast implants removed and will have them put back in soon but I am worried i will get another infection or cc again. Am I more likely to have... READ MORE

Reimplantation of Breast Implant After Infection?

I am having an implant replaced Monday after and Extrusion/removal about 3 months or so ago. I am scared to death that the implant will look... READ MORE

What Are the Signs of a Contaminated Breast Implant when You Remove It for a Breast Revision?

What does the Surgeon see on the implant that show signs of contamination? READ MORE

Implants removed as a result of exposure, will be replaced in 6 weeks but what should I do differently this time around? (photo)

Previously a small B cup, I chose Natrelle high profile 550cc saline implants, behind the muscle, inserted under breast crease, for a big, fake look.... READ MORE

Was Msra Infected Breast Implant Salvage Successful?

Update on Mrsa infected implant. 3 weeks after breast agumentation, My doctor took out the implant, soaked in antibiotics and implant was put back in.... READ MORE

Can I reduce my chances for recurring Capsular Contracture if I switch from Subglandular to Subpectoral Implants?

Last April I had 225ccHP subglandulars silicone implants put in and have now developed capsular contracture on the right side. If I get the... READ MORE

Can someone please tell me if my incision looks infected, is necrosed and/or needs debriding, or is it continuing to heal? (Phot

I had breast scar revision 3 wks ago & one of my incisions isn't healing as well as the others or at least not as fast. I've gone to the clinic 2x to... READ MORE

I Have Had 6 Breast Implant Infections This Yr. Even 2 Following New Implant?

I have had 4 different antibiotics, even IV. they work for about 2 months and infection returns. what to do READ MORE

Is There an Increased Risk of Infection for Secondary BA Surgery Than Primary to Downsize Implant?

I had implants too large put in 6 months ago. I have visible edges and distortion of the implants as they were too wide for my breast width. Is the... READ MORE

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