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Signs of Leaking Breast Implants

I've had my breast implants for about 4 years.  When I lie down my implants sometimes feel like a misshapen, hard lump.  I can also feel the... READ MORE

Signs That Breast Implants Are Encapsulated?

I've had saline implants for a year now. I kept telling my doctor that it felt as if the left one had never even "set in" and that both... READ MORE

Breast Implant Rippling Normal?

I have a consultation in a couple of weeks for Saline breast implants but I recently read an article which said that most women with implants will... READ MORE

What Are Symptoms of Silicone Poisoning from Breast Implants?

I got silicone breast implants over a decade ago, and I have recently become very sick.  The only doctor I've seen so far took a blood sample and... READ MORE

How Early Can Capsular Contraction Start and What Are the Symptoms?

I just had a breast augmentation with a crescent lift 10 days ago. My left breast has already settled in nicely, but my right breast still sits high... READ MORE

Hard Breast Implants

I had silicone breast implants inserted 4 years ago, and they have always been just fine, but now they are getting hard. I am worried that something... READ MORE

Can You Sleep on Your Stomach with Breast Implants?

Is there any side effects from sleeping on your stomach with implants? READ MORE

Could I Be Allergic to my Breast Implants?

I got silicone breast implants about 10 days ago and I had a local allergic reaction to the adhesive tegaderm that was over my incision. I now... READ MORE

How Do I Know if my Breast Implant Fell out of Its Pocket?

When I lay on my back, one stays up and the other falls towards the armpit. The one that falls towards the armpit, I can move it all around. READ MORE

Do Leaking Silicone Implants Cause Problems in Your Joints?

My silicone implants are leeking and I'm having a lot of problems with my joints (knees, shoulders, ankles, hips). I was told it was from the... READ MORE

Uneven Results from Breast Implants

I am a week out of breast augmentation. I received 250cc saline smooth implants under the muscle. And ever since day two, I’ve noticed the left... READ MORE

How Common is a Silicone Allergy with Silicone Breast Implants?

Is there any way to test for a silicone allergy? Is it rare or common to be allergic to the silicone implant shell? READ MORE

Removing Scar Tissue from Breast Implant Surgery

I have scar tissue on my right implant which leaves no cleavage on that side. How is scar tissue removed? READ MORE

Do Saline Breast Implants Cause Any Weight Gain or Retention over Time?

I had saline breast implants 18 years ago, which boosted my chest size to 36 C. At that time I was 117 lbs. Now I'm 140 and my chest size has gone up... READ MORE

Saline Breast Implants - Palpable Nodule on Breast Normal 9 Weeks Post-op?

I'm 9 weeks post-op after my saline breast implants. I noticed a nodule like projection on the lower pole of one breast which felt exactly like... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take Capsular Contracture to Occur?

I just had a 2nd capsulotomy on my right breast. A drain was placed this time. I am only 4 days out but so far so good except for some moderate pain... READ MORE

Link Between Fibromyalgia and Saline Breast Implants?

I'm 38 years old.  Started suffering from lots of aches and fatigue few years after my breast augmentation with saline implants. There is a Dr.... READ MORE

Allergy Due to Ruptured Silicone Breast Implants?

I've had Silicone breast implants for two years, unfortunately as shown in the MRI, one is ruptured and the other one is leaking. I already saw a... READ MORE

Can Leaking Saline Breast Implants Cause Lumps?

It doesn't seem possible but my breast implants are 28 years old! I know they have leaked (saline), and now they are uncomfortable when I'm... READ MORE

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