Member since 7/28/2012


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  • 2 questions

Questions from ShannRN08

Can I Have my Silicone Implants That Were Placed S/p Reconstruction After Elective Mast Removed?

I had 4 surgeries in less than a year. The first was the elective mastectomy with expanders. The second was to place the saline implants, however my physician got quite the... READ MORE

Unreachable Itch?

I am 40 yr old & 5 yrs post elective mastectomy w/ reconstruction. Began w/ saline implants. However, tissue on the R side grew into the valve causing leakage. Had 2... READ MORE

Recent comments from ShannRN08

I had an elective bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction, immediate tissue expanders and you're right. IT HURTS! Those 2 things alone, hurt. I had problems from the beginning as well. I started with saline implants, 300cc. Had them... READ COMMENT

Sadly, I don't live in Fl. But I still wouldn't mind looking in to that physician. I'm just completely frustrated and self conscious. I'm 39 and single. Right now intimacy is NOT an option. Thanks for your advice, and I'll likely write... READ COMMENT

Db4758, I can totally relate to your entire ordeal and frustration. In 2008 I had an ELECTIVE mastectomy with reconstruction. I did not have breast cancer, but we have extensive breast cancer in my family. My husband at the time had... READ COMMENT