Reconstruction after multiple infections from breast fillers (Aqualift)?
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The Dangers of Breast Augmentation with Fillers
I am deeply sorry to read about your story. You story is unfortunately not the only one. There are unfortunately many women and men who have had a variety of procedures by non certified surgeons or even individuals who weren't even physicians. It is difficult to know what was exactly injected into your breasts. Many times, if there are other materials, such as industrial silicone, our bodies will react to these materials and push them out, thus your body reacting with infections and abscesses. It is difficult to know what can be done in your situation and any further surgery- given your history may be complicated with wound healing problems and further infections. Your history is quite unique and you would benefit from being seen by a board certified plastic surgeon who can evaluate you closely. Various imaging tests may also be useful in helping determine how much product is still present, the location of this product and whether there are other areas of product that need to be removed.
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