I am 4 months post op BA. My arms get tingly & numb.
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Tingling in arms/hands 4 months after breast implants?
I have never seen those exact symptoms even after 30+ years of breast augmentation surgery. Since it is on both sides one would have to think of a neck problem affecting your cervical nerve roots. This could be postural and possibly aggravated by the weight of very large implants (if that is the case). It is common for patients with an axillary incision to have temporary numbness and tingling on the inner aspect of the upper arm but that does not sound like your situation. Discuss with your GP and in time he might consider an MRI for you. Good luck and best wishes.
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Numbness and Tingling
Numbness and tingling is caused from pressure on the nerves. Most likely some muscular skeletal issue, unlikely caused from the implant. Follow up with your plastic surgeon as well as your primary care MD. Best of luck to you.
Numbness & Tingling in Arms
Symptoms like numbness & tingling in arms and hands can be caused by many different things, including musculoskeletal issues. I recommend that you visit your primary care physician to investigate further.
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