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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Wife had lumpectomy on right side and scar tissue removed in the same place a second time. She had chemo and radiation. She's about 2 years post op... READ MORE