Autoimmune Disease + Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Due to a mastectomy, I had a breast implant. I have had to replace the implant 14x, my body rejects it, i get scar tissue and the breast gets very... READ MORE
Mastectomies, LD recons 2008. Silicone in lymph nodes & autoimmune disease. Should implants be taken out en bloc? (Photo)
Bilateral mastectomies & imm LD recon with silicone implants.Left side not really successful. LD flap didn't lift or cover implant which is just under... READ MORE
I'm 26 and interested in the DIEP Flap rather than implants. I would someday like to have children/breastfeed. Can I with DIEP?
I have Poland Syndrome (left-side affected...my left breast is significantly smaller than my right [nearly A cup vs C cup] ). I also have an... READ MORE
I'm uncomfortable with implants, and the DIEP seems too complicated/risky. What are other safe reconstruction options?
I have Poland syndrome, and am left side affected. I also have an autoimmune disease, so I'm uncomfortable with implants. I also met with a physician... READ MORE
As a breastcancerpatient I was wondering, what are your thoughts on platinum in breast implants, could this among other chemicals be responsible for... READ MORE