Breast implant was removed 5 weeks post op due to staph infection.

Breast implant was removed 5 weeks post op due to staph infection. I kept biting my tongue in the same place and it hasn't completely healed, could this have seeded the staph infection in the breast?

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Infection

Although dental procedures or oral injuries can technically cause a temporary bacteremia (bacteria in the bloodstream), this is very likely unrelated to your implant infection.


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