Bulge + Breast Reconstruction

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Post DIEP Bulge and Charlie Horse- What's The Cause?

I am 11 mos. post DIEP and 4 wks post stage 2 (a little lipo done on abdomen) and have had a random cramp on lower rt side for last 9 mos. and slight... READ MORE

Will the scar stretch or relax so that my abdomen above and below the incision line is flat?

I had a delayed diep flap procedure for left breast reconstructive surgery 2 months ago. The abdominal scar is about a half inch above my pubic hair... READ MORE

I had a skin saving mastectomy & rads in Aug 2015. I'm worried it is too high and will have a bulge near my collarbone. (photos)

He will also lift my left breast.Isn't there anyway to make the right look more droopy and natural?I would go down a size.Regarding post rad... READ MORE

What is the best way to repair weakened fascia after DIEP Flap?

I had DIEP Flap in 2015 and have developed a noticeable bulge in my lower left abdomen. It is not painful but is very uncomfortable and has... READ MORE

Abdominal bulge 5 weeks post reconstruction (diep flap on 1 dise, m/s free tram on the other. Bulge enlarges as day goes on

I am 5.5 weeks post diep flap (prophylactic for BRCA). M/S free tram had to be done on 1 side; diep flap done on the other side. When I wake up in the... READ MORE

Is this bulge normal 3 months after diep flap? (Photo)

This bulge is making me upset as I expected to have a flat belly after diep flap. At my 6 week postop the surgeon said it's swelling. Now I am 3... READ MORE

Slight abdominal bulge below the navel after DIEP flap. Does this go away?

I had bilat. prophylactic mastectomy nearly 3 weeks ago. On one said PS did m/s free tram. On the other side he was able to do DIEP. I have a slight... READ MORE

If there has been denervation of the nerve during during diep flap, resulting in a bulge, can this bulge be repaired post op?

Bilat. proph. mastectomy 12 weeks post op. M/s free tram reonstruction done on left side, diep flap on rt. side. Inlay mesh used on free tram side and... READ MORE

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