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Possible That Body Is Rejecting Implant Due to Autoimmune Disease?

Due to a mastectomy, I had a breast implant. I have had to replace the implant 14x, my body rejects it, i get scar tissue and the breast gets very... READ MORE

Can your body reject tissue expanders? Is there a formula for expansion cc's to implant size equaling final cup size? (Photo)

Dianosed with DCIS in right breast, class 3 , her2nue receptor, cancer cells removed during biopsy - elected to have bilateral masectomy with... READ MORE

After 3 Failed Breast Reconstructions, Can I Try for a 4th to Correct the Disasters I've Suffered?

Between infections and rejections, I have had three failed reconstructions. My right breast was removed due to cancer. The doctor attempted to make my... READ MORE

My body rejected tissue expanders. Will it do the same with silicone? (photos)

I had a double mastectomy with tissue expanders in april. I went for 3 small fills of 50ml each to make me a small B cup. But over the course of the... READ MORE

My body rejected one of my expanders. Should I have the other one removed? Should I postpone the start of chemo?

I had a bilateral mastectomy 4 was ago. My left breast sutures opened up & began leaking fluids. My dr. Could see the expander and said it needs... READ MORE

My body rejected a breast expander. It was removed. Is it OK to proceed with an implant in 3 months without re-expanding?

I had breast cancer. I had 4 months of chemo. On may 6, 2016, I had a double mastectomy. I had expanders put in at that time. I had each side expanded... READ MORE

Could this be my body rejecting or a lyphodema of the breast? (photo)

1/2012 Cancer 3/2012 Dble Mastectomy 11/2012 Implants 10/13 Peud Orange fluid with ultrasound 12/13 severes swelling stabbing pain redness 1/14 MRI... READ MORE

Has anyone every been allergic to the lap band?

My body rejected tissue expanders after I had a double mastectomy should I worry about a reaction to or possibly rejecting a lap band? READ MORE

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