Lymph Node + Breast Implants Q&A
Should ruptured silicone implants in the lymph nodes be removed as soon as possible? Can the implants be replaced? Some doctors say the silicone isn't... READ MORE
I'M ONLY 4 WKS POSTOP w/CC. If possible, I would rate this CC a 6-7 on the Baker Scale. Extremely painful, but always figured from being placed... READ MORE
I had my silicone implants put in, in 1988 under the muscle. I discoved after a mammogram about 2 weeks ago that they are both ruptured and have... READ MORE
Hello, I had a ruptured PIP implant removed (left side). Unfortunately I now have an enlarged lymth node (2.9cm) which is very uncomfortable. I am... READ MORE
Can I get advice on how quickly I should get these taken out?Ive read its not urgent but what does that mean? Within a year or can I wait? We've... READ MORE
I Am 4 Weeks Post Op and Have Alot of Pain in my Left Breast Still and It Feels Like a Lump or Something Next to my Implant?
I received 450 cc memory gel implants and initially my first day after surgery I was very nauseous and still groggy from anesthesia I rammed my left... READ MORE
Should I seek urgent medical attention, or is it safe to wait for my surgeon's appointment booked in two months?
I've had aching arm pits, breast pain on the right side, a very large swollen lymph node on the right side, fatigue and general malaise for several... READ MORE
I have PIP implants and following an ultrasound it has revealed i have two lymp nodes in the armpit which appear echogenic, suggesting the presence of... READ MORE
Yesterday morning I woke up to a red rash on my breast. I had a double mastectomy and reconstruction in 2008. I went to my general doctor and was... READ MORE
Can you give me a clear answer as to what happens to silicone that is free in the body after an implant ruptures?
Has anyone ever had this complaint before; about free silicone in the body and what the dangers are. The cancer was on the left; some of the lymph... READ MORE
My failed 23 yr old implants have likely leaked into my armpits. My armpits are swollen and painful. I have sharp, shooting pain down both arms, worse... READ MORE
After having PIP for only 3 years i have complications in both breast's. :( My left has a possible capsule contraction,rupture. My left lymph node... READ MORE
Why are Plastic Surgeons reluctant to test for BIA-ALCL in symptomatic women? Women with spontaneous breast swelling, capsular contracture, swollen... READ MORE
I received breast augmentation on March 27th and about 4 days after, started experiencing what felt like muscle strain in my right breast. Since then,... READ MORE
Hi, I have PIP implants put in in 2001 over the muscle , a small C , and have had absolutely no problems whatsoever with them. Recent ultrasound shows... READ MORE
I am considering an augmentation via the transaxillary approach. The doctor with whom I have been consulting has advised against the transaxillary... READ MORE
I had BA on March 27th, and at about 5 days post-op I noticed that my right side was hurting more than my left. I found that I had a hard lump between... READ MORE
I believe after doing some research that my breast implants and my health problems are related. Is this real? (photo)
I believe after doing some research that my breast implants and my health problems are related. Is this real? absolute honesty please Im trying to... READ MORE
I had preciously asked about a very small lump found on my breast 5 months post op. I did have to have surgery to remove scar tissue on that breast. .... READ MORE
Should I Wait to Have a Set of Saline Implants Put in After the Removal of Ruptured Silicone Implants?
I have just been diagnosed as having silicone in my lymph nodes and chest cavity. An MRI has detected that both implants have ruptured. These implants... READ MORE