My Left Breast Feels Like a Pulled Muscle - Why?

I had breast implants over the muscle 7 days ago, on my left breast only I had a lift as well. My right breast is no longer sore however my left breast feels as though I have pulled a muscle kind of sore.

It can be sharp pain or just be painful. I am right handed and have been very careful to not lift anything. When massaging inward on my left breast it's almost as if it pushes back out but is painful when settling, is this normal? I had my followup 2 days ago and ps stated things looked good.

Doctor Answers 2

Pain after Breast Augmentation?

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Thank you for the question.

Asymmetric discomfort/pain as well as asymmetric “settling” of breast implants is very common at this stage in your recovery.

Continue to follow-up with your plastic surgeon.

Best wishes.

Breast pain after implants

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It is fairly common to have some discomfort a week or so after surgery.  If you are overly concerned, call your surgeon.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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