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Can Steroid Injections Help Hard Scar Lump in Breast Augmentation?

I have mild contracture of right breast implant and can feel a small spot where scar tissue is hard, was wondering if steroid injection could reduce... READ MORE

When I Lift Weights I Can Feel my Pecs Contracting. Will That Feeling Ever Go Away?

I am 5 weeks post surgery. I had submuscle gel implants inserted in the nipple. The doctor gave me the ok to start working out. Today, I did, but... READ MORE

Are hard bumps below the nipple and breast area normal after breast augmentation? Will they go away?

I had sub muscular breast augmentation done almost 4 weeks ago. Implant we're inserted via areola. I went from 36a to full C's. I smoked before and... READ MORE

Breast Implant Contracture question

I am one year s/p 350cc implants. My right breast has a palpable "bump" that feels like the implant. It is "squishy" similar to silicone and not firm... READ MORE

3 Months post-op, could this be a double bubble? Do I need a revision surgery? (photos)

I am 3 months post Opt and about 2 weeks ago I started noticing these indendations (photo) only when contracting the muscle otherwise it looks normal.... READ MORE

Would a surgeon explant due to encapsulation? Two months breastfeeding and have developed a contracture! 300 cc submuscular.

I have been nursing for 2 months and just realized I've developed a contracture in the same breast I've had one before. I'm 1 1/2 years post op &... READ MORE

5.5 weeks post op left breast not dropping? Is it too late for the breast to drop? (Photos)

Saw surgeon he thought possible contracture, massage and wait 6 months for possible revision. Traumatized and stressed as I do not want and cannot... READ MORE

It is difficult to stretch my arm above my head without feeling resistance if my chest muscles?

I got breast implant on May 11th. It is difficult to stretch my arm over my head. It feels like cheat are going to rip. Should I refrain from this... READ MORE

Breast implants; can you explain to me what all this means?

The Brest unit is saying that I have a Becker ll grade contracture on my right implant & glandular tenderness The ultrasound scan confirmed... READ MORE

What causes the implant contracture to start aching a little?

What causes the implant contracture to start aching a little? I was actually told by my doctor not to do anything until I had to. I've seen a surgeon. READ MORE

Is contracting normal? (Photo)

So I got my breast augmentation! :) everything went great, love the results so far. My PS said my implants will be high for awhile. I got submuscular... READ MORE

Can mondors cord be on medial side of breast by sternum? Can this make breast harder or swollen? (Follow up to prev original?)

4 weeks post op did to much activity afterward more pain swelling, little firmness. Saw my provider yesterday who said he thought maybe contracture... READ MORE

Hematoma treatment, can I develop a contracture? (Photo)

I had a hematoma aspirated 3 days ago. My PS thought it was fluid swelling but I thought something wasnt right. It was a lot of blood collection.... READ MORE

5 days post-op right breast capsulotomy under the muscle implant 400cc, when can I lay on my side?

So this time around they want me to wear a regular bra that they put on me after surgery so that breast won't drop too much that's all they said and... READ MORE

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