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How Does It Feel To Sleep On Your Stomach With Saline Breast Implants
Usually Normal.: Most patients who are doing well after breast augmentation surgery, and do not have evidence of abnormal scar formation ( encapsulation) do very well sleeping on their stomachs. Of course, patients with very large breast implants may have more of a problem doing so. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A medical device that is used to augment the size of the breast by increasing the volume of the breast mound. Implants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and textures and are surgically inserted either under the breast tissue or in a deeper plane under the muscle. The shell of the implant is made of a flexible silicone elastomer. The inside is filled with either silicone ...Read more
Yes but not carefree: Breast implants, like any other surgical procedure should be performed by an experienced individual in a patient who has been informed of the risks, alternatives and benefits. Implants require care and maintenance including regular follow ups and routine breast cancer screening as in any other female. Other alternatives such as fat transfer do exist and may be considered as alternatives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saline vs Silicone: Right now, both are considered safe by the FDA. Know that BOTH saline and implants have an outer silicone shell. Both have similar risk of capsular contracture, infection and scarring. Silicone implants feel more like real breasts. However, when placed behind the pectoralis muscle, it's difficult to tell the difference. In-depth Plastic Surgery consultation is recommended to find out what's best ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Seek Consultation: Good question, but not enough space here. Seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons to discuss your goals. Learn about the pros/cons/risks/complications associated with breast augmentation surgery in order to make an informed decision. Understand, that breast augmentation surgery will almost certainly guarantee you additional breast surgery in the future. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
FDA POSITION: This is a long and detailed discussion. While these implants are relatively safe, all surgery carries risksyou may also want to review the 60 page fda position statement on this subject: http://www.Fda.Gov/medicaldevices/productsandmedicalprocedures/implantsandprosthetics/breastimplants/default.Htm although saline implants are perceived to have less risks they differ for medical/cosmetic concern. ...Read more
No: The saline released when a saline breast implant leaks is water with enough salt added to match the saltiness of the body. It is absorbed quickly, just like you drank some water, and leaves no residual. If you are stressed out about it, this might contribute to missing a period, but other reasons should be ruled out by your ob/gyn, especially if you are usually regular. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
How do I know if one of my saline breast implants popped? I have had them for 7 years. If it did pop, could it cause my period to not start?
Bias: Hardly ever! Keep what you have and do the healthy exercizes, weight control, dress well and enjoy. Note says 39 ?? ...Read more
What are the risks of me getting saline breast implants at the age of 17? Going from size a to size b
Risks are well known: Breast implants have been available for over 50 years. The risks are well documented. The most common at the time of surgery: bleeding ; infection. The most common long term: changing size, deflation and capsular contracture (tightening of the scar). Currently, the fda recommends waiting until 18 for cosmetic procedures and any age for congenital problems. Seek a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am reading up on getting saline breast implants but I have lupus. Have had it many years. Not many flares. Is it unsafe?
Lupus: Breast implants should not effect your condition, however, your condition can effect your surgery. Depending on how stable your lupus is and how you are managed may be important to insure you have the best possible result. You will need to discuss your situation with your surgeon and also the doctor who manages your lupus. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Saline breast implants few yrs ago, never any problems.Recently had bacteremia- strep pneumoniae/sinuses, but could implants cause that germ in blood?
No unless: it is infected. If you have no pain, tenderness, or induration of the area, it is not likely that it became infected. Consult with your plastic surgeon just to be sure. ...Read more
I just found a spot under my right breast that i can only describe it as feeling like a bulb, filled with air. What could it be I do have saline breast implants. The "bulb" is not painful. When pressed i feel nothing, but when released it feels like it
I am getting saline breast implants in 11 days, when should I stop smoking weed? I don't smoke cigarettes nor do I drink alcohol or coffee....
Depends: Most important is if your implant surgery is recent. Make sure you speak with your doctor about this. In general, if you had recent surgery, how you deal with your immediate post operative positioning with your bra could be very important. If you are beyond 6 months after surgery, it should not matter. http://drkulick.com/procedures_ba.php. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breast Implant feel: Silicone gel implants integrate better with breast tissue and feel more natural and softer. Saline implants are filled with salt water and are not as soft. This is more noticeable in patients with thinner tissues. Occasionally patients with saline implants also can feel a "slosh" from fluid "movement" within the implant shell; however, this is rare. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Both/ neither: While both are "effective" at making your breasts larger, silicone implants are far superior to saline in a number of ways. The pain involved is mostly related to whether the implants are placed in front of the muscle or behind the muscle. If using silicone, because of the natural feel and lack of ripples, it is possible to place the implant in from of the muscle, so less painful! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can my doctor put more cc of saline in my breast implants? I've had them for a year now and I wanna go bigger,
Need to talk: To your breabst surgeonGet a more detailed answer ›
Dr. Went with 700cc silicone breast implants because of my torso size. Still unhappy..Want to go w/ 800 saline.How much of a difference will it make?
What to do if I am getting breast implants in three weeks I don't know what to get silicone or saline. ?
Pros and Cons: Both are acceptable. For silicone: PROS: Less of an edge, so harder to "feel" them when touching breast; no rippling; lighter; "more natural" contour (slopes down at top) -- this varies CONS: Require slightly larger incision, not size-adjustable, cost more (about $1000 depending on brand/size/type), requires MRIs in future for breast screening instead of mammograms. IF YOU ARE NOT SURE -- WAIT! ...Read more
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