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How can you tell if implant is loose

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cost: This is variable. Would contact the facility or provider to obtain more information about the anticipated cost.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hsu
Plastic Surgery 18 years experience
Not much: Since most facial implants are made of solid silicone, not much happens overtime. Unlike breast implants, they do not need to be replaced or removed.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
Interventional Radiology 20 years experience
Right Coronary?: Were they in your heart? If so, i would think right coronary artery.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sally Rafie
Pharmacology 13 years experience
Good idea: The implant is much more effective than the pill. Your provider can insert the implant. You should continue your pill for one week after you get the... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 34 years experience
Yes: While dental implants have a very successful track record they are not 100% foolproof. The patient's health, immune system and how well they care for ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
You can't: One could not determine on their own if a lack of implantation was the cause of not getting pregnant. If you are trying to get pregnant and having tro... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Audiologist: Audiologist shave a masters or doctorate degree in hearing testing and evaluation. They are usually the person responsible for programming or "turni... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Loosening is one of the most common problems after a joint is replaced. Certain joints are glued in. The cement can break with time. Other implants re... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
Urology 59 years experience
Difficult to know: Unless you feel it , you can't in most instances.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Pain & instability: No matter the reason, a loose implant is no good. There are two types of loosening, septic and aseptic. Septic loosening is due to infection and is a... Read More

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