Pain on the sides of the breasts and stabbing pain 5 weeks post-op. Advice?
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Pain on sides of breasts
Thank you for your question.
It's possible that you are having nerve pain that often can take up to three months to resolve. I would not advise performing upper body exercise for 12 weeks and when you do, ease into it slowly. Typically, the more you strengthen your pectoral muscles the implants can possibly be pulled up into an unnatural and possibly uneven position.
Andrew T. Lyos, MD, FACS
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