Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Discomfort + Breast Reconstruction
I had silcone implants placed after bilateral mastectomy. I had a lot of discomfort with expanders but felt I would get relief once final implants... READ MORE
Options for dent/rippling in one breast after nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy with direct to implant reconstruction? (photo)
5 months out from mastectomies & immediate implants w/ Alloderm. IMF incisions. 371g removed on left, 446g removed on right, and 435cc Natrelle... READ MORE
I had breast cancer . Then had a mecsectomy. Last March I had reconstruction with tram flap. My stomach has never been the same. So much disconfort... READ MORE
Last week I swapped my 600 round silicone implants for the new allergan 410s. I switched for a number of reasons. They look good. They look so natural... READ MORE
How can I sleep with chest expanders in? I have developed serious insomnia since my surgery in July.
I had bilateral total mastectomies in July. I only average 4 hours of sleep per night. I wake frequently due to discomfort. I have tried restoril and... READ MORE
Hey, I'm glad I found this site and am hoping for some positive feedback. My surgeon was wonderful and really gave my tuberous breasts a natural shape... READ MORE
After two months of having Tram Flap Breast Reconstruction. I have a lot of discomfort. Could I have a hernia?
I think I may have been over doing it a bit. It feels like something pressing against my stomach. If I had a hernia would I know or do you think it's... READ MORE
I had breast surgery back in September 2014. I have had several surgeries following complications since my reconstruction about 4 years ago. My breast... READ MORE
I had a double mastectomy with right side latissimus flap (b/c radiation) almost 1 year ago. Implants 480cc. I am 5'4 110#. Prior to the mastectomies,... READ MORE
Is switching from implants to a DIEP procedure an option for me? Will I always be constantly aware of the aliens on my chest? (p
Hello and thank you in advance for your time. I had a bilateral mastectomy non nipple sparing with immediate implant reconstruction on 7/11/14. Since... READ MORE
I had breast reconstructive surgery 5 years ago during that time I've had different feelings,I feel my implant shake when it's cold,but lately I've... 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
Pain left chest feels almost like a broke rib, it hurts to cough.I have some soft tissue swelling next to my old port site.
I do a lot of push ups. Probably 4-5 week. I had the DIEP procedure 10.5 years ago. Last Monday I felt some discomfort (probably poor technique) after... READ MORE