Breast Implants Q&A
Lymph Node + Breast Implants
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Can silicone that has leaked from a breast implant on the left side travel to the right axillary lymph nodes?
Silicone breast implants 2008 reconstruction after left sided breast cancer. 2012 discovered enlarged lymph nodes right axilla. Implants explanted... 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
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
If I had lymph nodes removed during a mastectomy and my implant leaks. Can it cause other glands in that arm to swell?
I had extensive mammograms done and they redid them using spot compression and ruptured the implant and capsule. Two days later a gland on the inner... READ MORE