Gurgling in implant, but it's 3+ years after surgery. Is this normal?
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Doctor Answers 4
Gurgling around silicone implants
- It could be a seroma (fluid collection) especially if you had Allergan textured implants,
- Or it could be implant rupture,
- Or something else.
- An ultrasound will help and you may need an MRI.
- Once you talk to your plastic surgeon, you may be able to have the studies near your present home.
- But both seromas and implant rupture need to be corrected surgically - they are not an emergency but ideally within 6 weeks. best wishes.
Gurgling implant 3 years post-surgery
I wish you the best of luck and hope all is well with your breasts following your implant.
Gurgling post implant
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A history and physical should be performed. If you have silicone breast implants, MRI may be necessary to further evaluate the implant for a sub clinical rupture.
Best of luck.
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