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Reoccuring Breast Infection After Prophylactic Bilateral Mastectomy W/reconstruction?

Prophylactic bilateral mastectomy 5 yrs ago w/ reconstruction~implants = iname.I've had 8-10 breast infections.Quick onset w/fever,redness,hot breast... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction After Radiation That Occurred 20 Years Ago?

I had lumpectomy and radiation in my left breast 20 years ago. Now I have a new carcinoma and must have a mastectomy of same breast. I was told that... READ MORE

Masectomy with Reconstructive Surgery for Recurring Abscesses and Fibrocystic Tissue?

I'm 29 y/o and planning to have a double mastectomy followed by reconstructive surgery due to recurring abscesses and fibrocystic tissue. I have... READ MORE

BC And Radiation? (photo)

I had DCIS and radiation 7 ys ago. Now I got cancer again. They did a bilateral mastectomy took 2 nodes out which were clean during surgery with... READ MORE

I have a local recurrence after silicone implant placement. What is the best approach for reconstruction if radiation needed?

I have a local recurrence 10months after implant placement.Local recurrence very near implant.radiation recommended after excision. Surgical onco... READ MORE

Why do I keep getting a recurring infection after Mastectomy And Reconstructive Surgery? Going on 2 years post-op now.

I had a profalactic mastectomy in March 2015, 6 weeks later infection in left breast. Had surgery to remove and cleanse inside w/new implant. 5 wks... READ MORE

18 months post reconstruction. Why do I have pain and swelling recurring on the right breast?

Had bilateral masectomony in March 2014 followed by expander and final reconstruction implant exchange in April 2015. I had a cyst drain on my right... READ MORE

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