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What Are Symptoms of Bacterial Infection on Breast Implants?

I had textured saline implants put in about 20 months ago. The implant shifted and I went back to surgery 5 days later, experiencing fever, chills,... READ MORE

How Do I Know if I Have an Infection or Hematoma After Breast Implant Surgery?

I had silicone breast implants placed 15 days ago. The left is soft and painless. The right is painful and harder to the touch. I had bilateral... READ MORE

Is Cephalexin Strong Enough to Clear Infection in Breast Implant?

I had Breast Augmentation surgery 8 days ago. I was sent home from the surgery centre with a 5 day prescription of Cephalexin. 2 days after finishing... READ MORE

Leaking Breast Implant Incision?

I had breast augmentation on June 25, lots of pain from the beginning, no fever, redness or ternderness although I never had total pain relief at... READ MORE

Had my Breast Done 2 Days Ago

Jus got my boob job 2 days ago n my breast r way high n hard as a uneven swellin or nothng but just wonderin how would i knno if im geting or... READ MORE

9 Weeks After Breast Implants Possible Infection? (photo)

Im 9 wks post op and for the past 2 wks my incisions have been opening in very small little holes and spitting sutures out my Dr said it was a suture... READ MORE

How Long Before Infected Breast Implants Are Removed?

Do you have to wait for infected breast implants be removed or replaced? READ MORE

Is my Implant Infected?

I had a breast uplift and implants 3 weeks and a half ago, everything was fine until last week my left breast's stiches opened i went to my GP,... READ MORE

Infection After Breast Implants and Lift

I Had Breast Implant (Silicone) and Lifting and I Have Infection. What Do I Do? READ MORE

How to Tell if Breast Implants Are Infected?

Hi, i had a breast augmentation on 7th april 2010, everything went fine, stitches out then scabbed up as normal then i kncked the scab off and it got... READ MORE

Infection or Normal Pain After Breast Implant and Lift?

I am 3 weeks post op from a Breast Lift & Breast Implant. 1st week was the most painful thing of my life but after week 2, I started to feel a lot... READ MORE

Breast Implants for Patient with History of MRSA?

Can I get Breast implants, even with a history of MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) in my left breast due to mastitis? READ MORE

20 Year Old Implants - Just Now Getting an Infection?

I had silicone implants 20 years ago. One of them has always been encapsulated. Last week that same breast developed a sore that's been diagnosed... READ MORE

Breast Implants Removed Due to Staph Infection, Unsure About Next Steps?

Both breasts implants were removed due to staph infection.  Now I'm thinking about having them put back in except my doctor won't check to make... READ MORE

Breat Implant Infection (Red Blotchy Spot Under Nipple Incision) - When Will It Heal?

I recently developed a small quarter sized red blochy spot under my left nipple incision 2wks after m y breast augmentation. I had the surgery done... READ MORE

Do Risks of Breast Implant Rejection and Infection Increase with Age?

I'm 37 years old. I'm thinking of having a procedure, Breast Implant with Breast Lift. I'm worried if I would get infection or rejection of implant... READ MORE

Should I request implant be removed? Is it common practice to re-suture an infected and exposed implant? (photos)

After 5 days in the hospital for infection, my doctor told me my implant was exposed. He said he just needed to stitch up the opening. My husband and... READ MORE

Should HPV Infected Patients Not Get Breast Implants?

Hepatitis B carrier should not get breast implants--one of the consideration for getting breast implants is to make sure that you are not infected. ... READ MORE

Right Breast Got Swollen After 4 Months, GP Thinks It's Infected?

I had breast agumention 4 months ago. everything went well apart from the right, The scar heal really well but it was getting painful hard and smaller... READ MORE

Year Old Silicone Implants and Hot Tub Temperature Limit? (photo)

I am not worried about infection at this point. I wonder if the heat from a hot tub can 1) cause leaching (not leaking) of contents in implants, 2)... READ MORE

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