Is it rippling or Mindoro cord? Will it smooth out or is this it? 3.5 months postop. (photos)
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You can usually feel the implant after breast augmentation
All implants are palpable after surgery. Saline or silicone implants, it doesn't matter, will have some degree of palpability. Silicone tends to feel more natural, but that doesn't mean that you won't be able to feel it. The pictures look like everything is fine. However, if the fact that you can feel the implant bothers you discuss it with your plastic surgeon. Chances are though there isn't anything to do about it and what you're feeling is normal.
Rippling following breast augmentation
For general information, Mondor's disease is inflammation of a superficial vein in the breast. The cord may be tender, and it may be more visible when the arm is raised and the skin on the breast is stretched.
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Post Op Results BA
Usually, ripples are felt laterally, towards the arm, or inferiorly, around the crease.
An exam is necessary to give advice about the scar.
Consult your surgeon.
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