Necrosis + Breast Reconstruction

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Do I Have to Have Another Surgery to Remove Necrotic Skin or Will my Body Heal Itself?

Four weeks ago I underwent a skin sparing mastectomy with tissue expanders. Four weeks later following my surgeon filled the expanders up 300 ml, then... READ MORE

Fat Necrosis Removal After Diep Stage Ii Surgery?

Hello all, I had stage ii diep surgery on february 25th, where i had some fat necrosis removal done on the right breast. It is now April 16th, and... READ MORE

I Had a Breast Reduction in March. My Right Breast Developed Necrosis

I have lost nipple, areola, and breast volume through debridement. The wound is still being packed twice a week but end of tunnel is in sight. Despite... READ MORE

What should I do for my necrosis? (Photo)

I had a bilateral mastectomy on 12/2 with immediate reconstruction with implant. The right side developed necrosis. I now have a hole in my right... READ MORE

Is this necrosis? (photos)

I had prophylactic bilateral mastectomy with immediate one step reconstruction ( strattice and silicon implants) 19 days ago. My right breast... READ MORE

Fat necrosis - Can you tell me if it will be safe to leave the lumps in my breast and what would happen to them in the future.

Aspire65 February 28, 2014 11:34am I had my br 5months ago and unfortunately suffered the loss of my left mac and after healing have a hard area of... READ MORE

2 days post-op. Is this the beginning of necrosis? (Photo)

Drinking tons of water, deep breathing exercises, walking easily around the pool and taking concentrated Vitamin C. Is there anything else I can do to... READ MORE

Is this a normal incision? 1 week post op. I've had skin necrosis in the past

I had implant exchange surgery last week (exchanging expander for implant after mastectomy) and got to remove dressing today. I am kind of concerned... READ MORE

Can fatty necrosis occur 3 years after mastectomy with reconstruction?

I had stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma, diagnosed in October 2012, and had chemo and Herceptin (HER2+) and my bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction... READ MORE

Necrotic Nipple (Size of Baseball) Due to Radiation. What Can Done Besides Surgery? No infection. Just dead tissue

After Double masectomy,(nipple sparing, used alloderm, immediate implants) have nacrotic right nipple and below. (size of baseball) for 16 weeks due... READ MORE

Will my Breast Be Smaller After Necrosis Being Removed Surgically?

I was involved in a mva last year in june. The safety belt did a lot of damage. Ilost 200ml of my breast due to 3 operations on my breast(abcess that... READ MORE

Breasts have large, hard lumps 6 weeks after free flap reconstruction. Is this normal?

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

Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Expanders: When TEs Are Implanted What is the Usual Amount of Saline Injected at That Time?

I had bi mast 4/3/12 with TEs. PS filled TEs with 700 cc's each. 1 week later sutures were gaping open an eighth inch. He took off 100 cc's... READ MORE

After Double masectomy, Necrotic Nipple (Size of Baseball) Due to Radiation. What Can Done Besides Surgery?

After Double masectomy,(nipple sparing, used alloderm, immediate implants) have nacrotic right nipple and below. (size of baseball) for 16 weeks due... READ MORE

Need Help for Fat Grafting for Breast Reconstruction Resulted in Necrosis?

Im told I have excessive fat necrosis after a masectomy and tissue expander placements this year. I had implant exchange 2 weeks ago and the surgeon... READ MORE

Looking for your opinion on how I am healing and if you would suggest revision surgery? (photo)

PBM with Expanders, necrosis formation? Please excuse that I've asked a question before. This time I've attached a photo of Day 5 and Day 12. In... READ MORE

Necrosis after mastectomy. Do I have enough skin to close a reincison? (Photo)

12 days ago I had a bilat skin sp mast with TE placement Immediately after surgery I was "bruised". went in for my 7 day f/u and they mentioned... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction-Fat Necrosis Help?

I have had an implant exchange after mastectomy this year. I have 2 very large areas of fat necrosis and am wondering about my options. One surgeon... READ MORE

Skin graft to close open wound due to skin necrosis complications from breast reconstruction?

What is the outcome/possibility of having a skin graft on an open 1.5" open wound left from necrotized skin? The complication was resulted from... READ MORE

Ibuprofen after surgery? (Photo)

Had a mastopexy and BA two days ago. Have been told after 48 hours it's okay to go to ibuprofen instead of t3. I haven't taken any T3s today but there... READ MORE

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