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What is Wrong with my Nipples? My Nipples Are Constantly Swollen? (photo)

They swell so large they are unrecognizable. They are quite tender and I believe it is the weight of my nipples pulling off my body causing the... READ MORE

How Long Do Jackson Pratt Drains Stay in After Bilateral Mastectomy?

I had bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction with TEs April 3, 2012 and it is now May 7 and I still have 2 drains. My PS won't take drains out... READ MORE

Are my expanders too big or too small to achieve the look I want? (photos)

Am now at 520cc ,expanders look horrible. I was small chested before and hoped for a neat look. The expanders are positioned wrong and have been told... READ MORE

Infection in reconstructed breast after dental cleaning. (photo)

I had my teeth cleaned ten day ago (simple semiannual cleaning). Four days after my cleaning, one of my breasts (with silicone implant,... READ MORE

It's hard to move my arms, and I have soreness and tightness after tissue expanders. Do I have lymphedema?

Lymphdenma, left breast cancer with lymph nodes removed, radiation, double mastectomy, tissue expanders, READ MORE

Soreness/tightness throughout breast after surgery

I'm 4 month post op and I've had a double mastectomy and reconstruction at the same time. I've gotten back to my normal routine for 2 months now which... READ MORE

Is fat graphing after expanders are in place and before the actual implants are placed a normal thing to do?

I had stage 2b dcis and had 2lumpecto Ives and margins weren't clear so after chemo I had a double masectomy with expander placement. Then 31... READ MORE

Had left lumpectomy and radiation now done. Any suggestions?

Got reconstruction on left implant and lift and implant on right . It's Been a week . But I still wake up in morning and they are very sore .but... READ MORE

Capsular Contracture on right breast yesterday. Hurting, hard, sore, warm 2 years post op. Could there be an infection? (Photo)

Woke up yesterday in pain, red, very sore, hard. Made appt with PS for later today. Around 5 pm felt low grade fever and chills (freezing chills... READ MORE

New pain smack between both breasts. Do you think I am sore from activity?

4 months past skin/nipple-sparing DIEP reconstruction/tummy site for left-breast reconstruction after local recurrence 12 years after initial... READ MORE

Had breast pockets operation 3 weeks ago, any suggestions?

Last yr I had breast cancer &my breasts were both removed, this yr in July I started first step of reconstruction they placed pockets &after 4 months... READ MORE

Is soreness 3 years after Double Mastectomy cause for concern?

I have had a double Mastectomy three years ago.I was washing and found that the right Reconstructed breast hurts just above the scare tissue( under... READ MORE

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