4 Months Post-op + Breast Reconstruction Q&A

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Have A Staph Infection From Scab, Could My Implants Be Infected?

In May, I had implants put in, and have had a scab on the left breast since the surgery. I July I noticed a small hole on the left breast, so I showed... READ MORE

I Had a Breast Reduction in March. My Right Breast Developed Necrosis

I have lost nipple, areola, and breast volume through debridement. The wound is still being packed twice a week but end of tunnel is in sight. Despite... READ MORE

Largest Projection Breast Implants Available (For Breast Reconstruction)? (photo)

- I am 26, had a BMX with TEs - I got Mentor Smooth Round - Ultra High Profile: 590 cc (diameter = 12.5 cm, projection = 6.3 cm) - I'm 5'2", 115 lbs... READ MORE

I Had Double Tram Flap and Now I Have a Blister on my Left Breast Where I Had the Tissue Flap? (photo)

4 months Post Op. Any input would be great, no rads no heating pads , zero sun.. cancer was in right breast 8years ago . I was stage 3 her2 nu.. I... READ MORE

Would You Recommend a Lift and Small Implant in the Natural Breast to Provide Symmetry to the Flap Reconstructed Breast? (photo)

I had an immediate left breast reconstruction using the SIEA flap done 4 months ago. I will be planning for the nipple reconstruction and refinements... READ MORE

4 months post op Bilateral Mastectomy w/ reconstruction, I have a Hematoma under my implant. What treatment would you recommend?

I had a Bilateral Mastectomy with reconstruction four months ago, last week while lifting something too heavy something popped in my right breast.... READ MORE

I had a fat transfer on April 19th for breast reconstruction. I look worse than before. Is this normal after 4 months? (Photo)

I am a 54-year-old personal trainer who had a smooth belly before having liposuction done in the area. I was asked to gain 3-10 pounds to have enough... READ MORE

What to Do with High Implant 3 Months After Breast Reconstruction?

I had my breast reconstruction after mastectomy some 3-4 months ago and the implant is still riding too high. My surgeon had suggested that I do... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction Using The SIEA Flap 4Months Post. Opinions On Lift and Placement of Small Implant For Symmetry?

I had an immediate left breast reconstruction using the SIEA flap done 4 months ago. I will be planning for the nipple reconstruction and refinements... READ MORE

Is There a Way to Make my Boobs a Little Larger?

I had a bilateral mastectomy. Left side with expander, right side direct implant. 600cc texture natrelle implants, I am smaller then I wanted to be is... READ MORE

Diep flap done 4 months ago. Rib cartilage removed on left side and I look like a mess. Can this be fixed? (photos)

I have a huge concave area on left side where rib was removed. It looks like I was born with a chest wall deformity. Can this be fixed? Not finding... READ MORE

Breast reconstruction: Do I have cellulitis or something else? (photos)

I had a double mastectomies in september with expanders at 300 cc each. The drains were removed 3 weaks later, then a day or 2 after I develpoed... READ MORE

How much would reconstruction of my left breast would be? (photos)

I had a breast augmentation and lift and because of poor circulation i lost my left implant and part of my nipple it's been 4 months and i would like... READ MORE

I have had a left breast mastectomy with phase one of a DIEP Flap reconstruction completed.

I am contented so far but my issue is with the Mons area. I am 15 weeks out and it looks huge. At this point it does not seem to be swelling, it... READ MORE

Tissue expander scar opening after almost 4 months

DCIS, dbl NS mastectomies 8/28/15 & alloderm and silicone gel implant reconstruction above muscle. Scar revision 10/8 and 11/13. Infection... READ MORE

Soreness/tightness throughout breast after surgery

I'm 4 month post op and I've had a double mastectomy and reconstruction at the same time. I've gotten back to my normal routine for 2 months now which... READ MORE

Will my 10 year old irradiated breast ever look the same as the other breast after mastectomies & reconstruction 4 months ago?

Ten years ago I had radiation to my right breast. Four months ago I had bilateral mastectomies & reconstruction with submuscular tissue expanders &... READ MORE

Delayed healing after DIEP. Is this normal? What is causing this?

I had a mast. + DIEP flap 4 months ago b/c I am BRCA 2+ . I have fluid draining in 2 places on my ab. incision. The worse of the two is a location... READ MORE

Is my expander infected with Candida? 4 mths ago had BM due to LCIS L breast. Had immediate reconstruction w/implants.

The skin on the L breast was too thin and not healing, so L implant removed & expander inserted. Swab Cultures showed Candida. Took Fluconazol 1st... READ MORE

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