What do you think it is? Thinking of explanting. What do you think of fat transfer and do you need a specialist?

10 yr mentor saline round implants. Left 6 o'clock lump Pain radiating around breast all up towards collarbone to behind neck. Severe itching in those Areas Mammogram ultrasound. Rated 2. 1-4. Breast Mri scheduled. Lump has gotten smaller have classic symptoms. Brain fog etc Thinking of explanting. What do you think of fat transfer and do you need a specialist? Thank you!

Doctor Answers 1

No fat transfer

The only way to know is have your implants removed.  Breast implant removal should be performed with complete en bloc capsulectomy. The capsule should not be left in place or the space will not heal. In patients that believe that their implants are causing them illness, leaving the capsule behind will not result in any improvement in their symptoms.  After the explantation with capsulectomy is healed, you can develop an plan for further surgery if it is warranted and is safe from a technical standpoint.

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