Had a lift cohesive gel implants put in mid profile.Experiencing pain in my left breast and my arm/fingers keep tingling.Advice?

I had a lift and cohesive gel implants put in about 11 months ago. I'm experiencing pain in the left breast and my arm and fingers have been going numb and tingling as well as my face has started to twitch around my mouth..

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Had a lift cohesive gel implants put in mid profile.Experiencing pain in my left breast and my arm/fingers keep tingling.Advice?

Hello dear, thanks for your question and provided information as well.. The breasts may lose their elasticity and firmness which can be caused by different factors such as pregnancy, massive weight loss, lactation and aging. To reaffirm the breasts and restore the natural look your surgeon can perform a mastopexy or breast lift. A breast lift restores a firmer, perkier, and more aesthetically pleasing shape to sagging breasts. This not only can improve a patient’s appearance by restoring her youthful, feminine proportions, but  also help bras and swimsuits fit more comfortably and attractively. By removing excess, stretched out skin, reshaping the breast tissue, and raising the nipple & areola into a more forward position, a cosmetic surgeon can create a more youthful breast contour. Stretched, large areolae can also be reduced during breast lift surgery, creating an overall better proportioned, natural looking breast, Actually the perkiness on a person or another, depends on patients skin and breast tissue… Breast augmentation surgery increases or restores breast size using silicone gel implants, saline implants or in some cases, fat transfer. One of the most popular and frequently performed aesthetic surgery procedures, breast augmentation has a long and successful track record in satisfying women who wish to enhance, regain or restore balance to their figures. At the first 3 to 5 months, it is too soon to determine how your results are going to be, per now, they look very nice and beautiful, you can have one bigger than the other, feel swollen and also have bruises and open wounds, it is normal and that can happen for the first 3 to 4 months until your implants have settle in. I recommend you to wait and keep using your post surgical bra, that will help you with the shape and support…

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It is difficult to comment on why you may be experiencing pain and tingling 11 months after breast surgery. It is best to be evaluated by your surgeon. Further work up and possibly an MRI may be required to give you reassurance. Best wishes.

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