Sharp pain in reconstructed breast. Can I have my implants changed?
4 months ago
It's been 15 years since my mastectomy and reconstruction. I've had sharp pains on and off for a few years. Now it's become constant and quite painful. I'm 64 years old. Can I have my implants changed?
Doctor Answers 1
Breast reconstruction revision
If you are having pain like that you should be seen and examined by a Plastic Surgeon. The implant itself, the capsule around the implant or both maybe the issue.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as
a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you
have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute
or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.