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Do I have to get some blood tests before doing a breast implant removal?

Do I have to get some blood tests before doing a breast implant removal?

Depends: Thus will depend on your age and medical history such as potential for pregnancy or history of bleeding or diabetes l, etc. ...Read more

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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


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What kind of complications might happen from a breast implant removal?

What kind of complications might happen from a breast implant removal?

Several: Most common complaint is the deflated appearance. Some skin contraction will occur with time but if the change is severe enough, a mastopexy may be needed. ...Read more

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Will i lose feeling in my breast after a breast implant removal? I must have a breast implant removal because they are causing bleeding that cannot be stopped. A friend told me that once the procedure is done, i will lose all sensation in my breast area.

Will i lose feeling in my breast after a breast implant removal? I must have a breast implant removal because they are causing bleeding that cannot be stopped. A friend told me that once the procedure is done, i will lose all sensation in my breast area.

A friend's "advice": Friends sometimes say things without any real knowledge, which is frustrating. If you have bleeding and your implant must be removed for that reason, then numbness should be the least of your worries. Why are you bleeding? How recent was your implant surgery? How long have you been bleeding? Numbness isn't a big concern with a simple implant removal. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of breast implant removal? Before i consider breast implants, i would like to know what are the most common causes of breast implant removal? .

Reasons vary: Reasons include: change in desired look, capsular contracture, infection, size change, weight gain, natural breast tissue change, descent (sag) and many others. However most women are pleased with their decision. ...Read more

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Can I have a breast lift at the same time as breast implant removal? I'm having breast implant removal, but am concerned about sagging. Is it possible to have a breast lift at the same time? .

Can I have a breast lift at the same time as breast implant removal? I'm having breast implant removal, but am concerned about sagging. Is it possible to have a breast lift at the same time?

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Absolutely: Except for complicated cases with ruptured silicone gel implants, it it usually possible to remove the skin excess with the breast implants and provide a more shapely breast. This is similar to breast reduction surgery when breast tissue is removed and a lift is performed. Be certain to seek an experienced, board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Will I have bruising and bleeding after breast implant removal? How bad will the brusing be after my breast implant removal, and how long will it last? Also, do I need to worry about bleeding? .

Minor: Generally speaking, dependent on exactly what is done during the breast implant removal procedure, some bruising can be expected. Some patients require removal of breast implants only; this should be associated with very minimal bruising and recovery time. Other patients, require removal of breast implant capsule tissue as well; there may be more bruising/swelling/recovery time here. ...Read more

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Blood Tests (Definition)

Blood is usually drawn from your ...Read more