Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Bilateral + Breast Reconstruction
How does inflammatory breast cancer present itself in a saline implant reconstructed breast? (photo)
Bilateral skin sparing mastectomy Jan 2012 for multiple noncancerous reasons, had removal of implants Oct 2012 due to staph infection, latissimus... READ MORE
I am 6 weeks out from a bilateral TUG flap reconstruction. I can feel several areas that are very hard. They are large areas, like 2 inches by 2... READ MORE
I had a bilateral DIEP flap reconstruction 10 days ago. Surgery went very well. Last saw PS yesterday and he said everything looks good. Is there a... READ MORE
I need a surgeon who specializes in explantation / reconstruction. I'm willing to travel within the U.S. Any suggestions?
I had a bilateral breast augmentation / mastopexy in 2011 to repair a tuberous breast deformity using submuscular silicone implants. Both breasts have... READ MORE
8 years ago I had a bilateral TRAM post breast cancer (chemo, radiation & hormone therapy). Immediately a large seroma formed (right auxilla to left... READ MORE
I am 29, diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. I prefer to postpone any unnecessary surgeries or complications for a few years, when I'll be... READ MORE
I am considering bilateral breast reconstruction after breast cancer. Chemo and radiation followed. 12 months of Herceptin ends in dec 2013. I would... READ MORE
I had a bi lateral, nipple sparing, double mastectomy, no radiation, no skin sparing. I was a 36DDD before I opted to go smaller with reconstruction.... READ MORE
I have bilateral reconstruction and currently have tissue expanders. READ MORE
I am 42 and post right mastectomey with a few slips of pec taken. No skin was spared. Chemo was needed but no radiation. I would like a right flap... READ MORE
3/14 I had a Bi Lateral DIEP reconstruction the breasts except for 1 nipple healed well. The abdominal region had issues holes & a bulge, first it was... READ MORE
Can radiation be given to breast once a bialateral and immediate reconstruction done READ MORE
I am about 10 weeks post reconstruction with bilateral cohesive gel implants under the muscle. I'm having pain in my right breast when I exercise or... READ MORE
I forgot to ask my surgeon. But I had sub pectoral 250 cc implants placed in 2003 as part of mastopec. I now have Invasive Lobular C and pervasive... READ MORE
Is it normal for expanders look completely different from each other? Will this affect my fills? (photos)
5 weeks post op bilateral recon. Right side is high left side is low and wide. I can feel the expander like a ballon. READ MORE
I had a bilateral mastectomy 4.5yrs ago with reconstruction; should I be concerned or is this pretty normal?
To this day I have stitches working there way out. Some I cut and some suck back in until it wiggles back out. There is no redness or any sign of... READ MORE
Would nipples flap reconstruction leave noticeable scars?Would breasts have less projection due to nipple recons?Best technique?
I had bilateral modified radical mastectomies, chemo, NO radiation. Delayed breasts recons with expanders, anatomical Natrelle dual gel firm silicone... READ MORE
Bilateral Pap flap breast recontruction scheduled for the end of OCT, 2014. Pre op EKG showed PVC's . They told me I need to have a cardiac clearance.... READ MORE
Is there any new technology or procedures that would allow for nerve regrowth after a mastectomy to regain sensitivity and feel?
I had first a bilateral reduction, which found the cancer on the left, and opted for unilateral mastectomy. Had to have a tiny implant for upper... READ MORE