I had saline implants a year ago, swelling up about half a cup size on on side with pain. Any suggestions?

Swollen saline implant a year after surgery. Diagnosed with costochondritis two months ago and swelling started Saturday about half a cup size bigger with pain. What could this be? Can the two be related?

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Swollen, painful breast a year after implants placed

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Thank you for your question about your breast implants.

  • I am sorry this is happening.
  • Please contact your plastic surgeon and arrange to be seen.
  • There are various possible reasons for this but it is unusual and requires prompt evaluation.

Always consult a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
Hope you find this information helpful. Best wishes.

Swelling post aug

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It is hard to say what this could be without examining you.i would go to your surgeon.It could be a seroma or hematoma from a tear in the capsule.

I had saline implants a year ago, swelling up about half a cup size on on side with pain. Any suggestions

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Go see your surgeon ASAP... Sounds like a seroma issue but over the internet impossible to tell............

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