Slushing sound in breasts 1 year after augmentation, is this normal? Or should I be worried.
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Saline implants and slushing sounds
I assume that you have had salt water filled or saline implants as these are known to cause this issue due to the air/liquid interface
it is not a serious causes for concern but does not occur with silicon
Breast augmentation - implants have a strange sound after a year
Thank you for asking about your breast augmentation.
- This change definitely needs to be evaluated by your surgeon -
- If I were your surgeon, I would also want an ultrasound study.
- Something has changed and you have reason to be a little concerned.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
Slushing sound in breasts
hi i would like to know if you had a saline filled implant or a silicone cohesive gel implant,slush sounds are definitely abnormal,please meet your doctor,if need be he will advise an USG or an MRI,rupture is a possibility
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Thank you for your question.
Unfortunately, this can’t really be determined without a physical examination from your doctor and possibly an ultrasound of the breast. There is a possibility that the implant has ruptured and is leaking so I would certainly go get an evaluation as you may need a revision to take out the ruptured implant and place a new one in. I hope this helps.
Best of luck!
James Fernau, MD, FACS
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Sloshing Sound In Breast Implants
If your breasts had had this sound from the get-go, I'd be less concerned. It would just mean that the implants were underfilled at the time of your initial surgery. But what you have expressed is a change. I recommend a follow-up visit to your plastic surgeon for evaluation. It's possible you may have a leak and the reduced volume is causing that sloshing sound. Best of luck to you!
Slushing Sound in Breasts
If you have saline implants this could be due to a leak. I recommend an in-person exam with your Plastic Surgeon to determine what is going on.
All the best
Slushing in breasts
Thanks for your question.
You don't mention what type of implants you have had but the only reason for this sound is that you have saline implants that have lost some volume and so now there is room for th liquid inside to move around and produce these sounds!
You may have a leaking implant so best to see your PS and discuss.
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