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Ruptured Implant and Silicone in Lymph Node

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

Capsular Contracture at 3 Weeks Post-Op - PS Recommends I Lift Weights

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

Silicone Implants Ruptured, Leaked into Lymph Nodes

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

Is It Safe to Have my Lymph Node Filled with Silicone Removed?

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

Leak in Sillicone Implants and in Lymph Gland

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

Any suggestions for breast implants and rash? (photos)

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

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

PIP Implants - Lymph Nodes Echogenic

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

Difficulty getting tested for BIA-ALCL, WHY?

Why are Plastic Surgeons reluctant to test for BIA-ALCL in symptomatic women? Women with spontaneous breast swelling, capsular contracture, swollen... 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

What about silicone migration? Do you try to remove it? What about lymph nodes? (photo)

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

Should I have my lymph node in my armpit which has silicone it in removed? It has leaked from my implants

Yesterday I had an ultrasound scan due to finding a lump in my arm pit where my lymph node is. The doctor said my breast implant has ruptured and the... READ MORE

Can Lymph Nodes Be Taken out the Same Time when Having a Breast Replacement Operation?

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

Possibility of Damaged Lymph Nodes: Transaxillary Approach?

I am considering an augmentation via the transaxillary approach. The doctor with whom I have been consulting has advised against the transaxillary... READ MORE

Hard lump and discomfort on right side of breast near armpit after breast augmentation.

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

Bigger axillary lymph nodes after Breast Implants, should I go and get a check up from my doctor or surgeon?

Hi I had 470cc implants February 2014 and never had a problem till now I've noticed pea sized lumpy bits above and to the armpit sides of the implants... READ MORE

Can I leave PIP Implants in ?

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 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

Reactive Lymph Node After Breast Augmentation? How Long Does It Last?

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

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