Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Scar Tissue + Breast Reconstruction
What can be done about scar tissue causing pain? READ MORE
When I was about a year old my right I suffered a scald burn on my right side of my breast and underarm leaving a thick scar. I am 23 now and was... READ MORE
Paitent in their second battle with breast cancer and didn't have a full mastectomy the first time and have been left with a significant amout of scar... READ MORE
I Was Considering a Breast Reduction/lift. I Heard of a Mesh Lift Where They Create Scar Tissue to Support the Breast?
I remember reading about this mesh lift many years ago but haven't really heard much about it since. I was just wondering if there is any new... READ MORE
Scarring Tissue Grown by Expanders Can Reduce or Make Less Visible? How? Asymmetrical Breasts After Reconstruction (photo)
I am patient with latissimus dorsi reconstruction, but expand when breast tissue, scars got bigger, there way to make them smaller with surgery?, or... READ MORE
Last year i was diagnosed with breast cancer. I did not want to lose my breast so i had a lumpectomy. once inside my surgeon had to take out more than... READ MORE
I'm 13 years post-mastectomy with silicone implants. It hurts through the chest and around to the back. The pain can be so severe at times I can't... READ MORE
Can the Implant Get Larger with Message to Release Scar Tissue Will the Boxy Look Go Away and if So, How Long to Accomplish?
I was given 800 cc gel implants after a bi-lateral mastecomy. I was a 40C cup before and now I can't even fill in a 40 B cup. I am 46 yrs old at... READ MORE
What Could Be Causing my Severe Abdominal Pains? I've Had Inconclusive CT Scans, Ultrasounds, and Blood Work...
I had breast cancer and had a double mastectomy with DIEP Flap transplant surgery in April. Essentially, they gave me a tummy tuck after taking fat... READ MORE
Two years ago I had breast reconstruction surgery on one side and a cosmetic lift on both. Is it possible to have implants put in after all this time?... READ MORE
I am 51, 5'4", 224 lbs. Bra size before... I was 38C and some 39D. I have gummy bear implants the largest they make. The right is too low. It... READ MORE
I had a double mastectomy with 13 lymph nodes removed & expanders - (until they are replaced with implants next month) neo adjuvant chemo & radiation.... READ MORE
I had Prophylactic DMX w/ Diep Flap Recon. 8/15. On day 6 post-op I noticed the flap on rt. side was purple. PS watched it for 4 weeks, then cleaned... READ MORE
I received radiation treatment following breast cancer, which resulted in scar tissue being formed. I had a masectomy after a reocurrence in the same... READ MORE
After having issues with healing from a scar revision, we are trying again using kenalog at time of excision. Scars have been painful and red. The... READ MORE
9 yr post cancer breast small & hard (partial mastectomy, chemo, radiation). Ok to remove scar mass & lift; reduce other breast?
Scar mass on upper rt. pole significant. W/ weight gain, left breast grew & sagged 1 cup difference. After weight loss, I want a lift on post-cancer... READ MORE
I had a bilateral mastectomy 7 years ago. No reconstruction, chemo or radiation. Can I be suffering from scar tissue now?
I had to have a Bi lateral mastectomy 7 years ago. No reconstruction, chemo or radiation. I was very blessed, well, anyway, my question is....can I be... READ MORE
After my first surgery Oct 21,2015 a muscle sparing tram flap I had some wrinkling in my cleavage. Since then the doctor has pulled that tight but now... READ MORE
My back at ribcage is getting very tight and uncomfortable. In the past few months. It's nearly 3 years from operation and radiotherapy. Could it be... READ MORE
What are your thoughts on having a double mastectomy after finding out you are positive for the BRCA2 mutation?
I had a final reduction correction surgery just over a year ago before knowing any of this was possible. I'm 40 & my sister had breast cancer at 43.... READ MORE