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What Type of Activities Should I Avoid After Bilateral Masectomies with Expanders Placed at the Same Time?

I am in my third week of recovery from bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction. The expanders were inserted immediately and 200cc's to start out with... READ MORE

Healing and activity post implant exchange with silicone following tissue expansion?

3 weeks since implant exchange. Had expanders for 11 months. Does that make pocket more stable? Been doing housework-washing floors on hands &... READ MORE

What are my options? I would like to have smaller implants or nothing at all. Keep in mind I'm active.

I was Dx with stage 3a breast cancer at 33 in 2012. I had a double mastectomy with reconstruction.My implants are Mentor Smooth Round Plus Profile... READ MORE

My reconstruction surgery is next week. Which implants are better for such a surgery, silicone or saline?

I'm 5 4' 130lbs , 43 yrs old, 3 kids. I'm active, workout 4-5/wk weights/ boot camp. Had nipple delay 2weeks ago. Thankyou READ MORE

New pain smack between both breasts. Do you think I am sore from activity?

4 months past skin/nipple-sparing DIEP reconstruction/tummy site for left-breast reconstruction after local recurrence 12 years after initial... READ MORE

Does increased activity increase fluid build up under tissue expanders?

I had double mx 3/24/16. (Left breast noncancerous) with tissue expanders. 2 wks later JP drains removed. See PS weekly for expander fill. after drain... READ MORE

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