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How Will I Know When To Ask For Pain Medications After Breast Implant Surgery
4 days post op from breast implant surgery. Is it normal i can't even lift my right arm up w/out it killing. The pain isn't even near the incision?
See your surgeon: For acute onset pain, it is best to go and see the surgeon who performed the breast augmentation procedure for you. Muscle spasms can occur in patients who have sub muscular implants placed and this may cause pain when trying to move arm. If the approach was through the axilla, or patients develop a hematoma then additional pain can be present with associated arm movement in some patients. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breast implant surgery feb 7th, starting to feel sick with headache and flu symptoms. Can i take nyquil? I am suppose to only take tylenol for pain.
Yes.: Yes, the use of this medication should not pose a problem. However, be careful that you inform your surgeon if you remain ill immediately prior to the procedure; patients undergoing elective breast surgery should be free of any source of potential bacteremia and free of any pulmonary involvement… best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ruptured or not.: Removal of an uncomplicated saline or silicone implant can be simple and performed under a straight local anesthetic if a capsulectomy is not required. Severe capsular contractures, pocket transitions, delayed silicone ruptures, textured implants, etc can present with various clinical pictures that may be significantly more complicated and may require more extensive surgical procedures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Simple: Breast implant removal is simple, and can often be performed under local anesthesia. It is technically easer than the initial placement. It becomes more complicated with ruptured silicone breast implants, or thick capsules. The procedure should be performed by an experienced plastic surgeon in the appropriate setting. The impact of removal, physical and psychological, should be discussed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does breast implant removal take? How long should I plan to be in surgery for breast implant removal?
Varies.: Uncomplicated removal of breast implants may take 15 to 20 min. However, if removal of the surrounding breast implant capsule is also performed, surgery may take 1 to 1.5 hours. If the surrounding breast implant capsule has thickened/calcified and/or is symptomatic, patients may benefit from this additional procedure (capsulectomy). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very safe: Removal of breast implants can be done very safely if performed by an qualified plastic surgeon with experience in breast enhancement. The procedure generally involves removal of the implant with/without adjustment of the surrounding scar capsule. A drain is placed and ultimately removed 1-3 days later. Over time, the tissue then shrinks down and usually assumes a very natural appearance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
BreastImplantRemoval: Women may decide for various reasons that they are ready for removal of breast implants. Breast implant removal is a straightforward procedure, but the decision must be made whether a breast lift is also desired, as breast implants stretch the breast skin over time, and after implant removal, the remaining breast tissue can appear loose and saggy. Discuss options with your plastic surgeon. ...Read more
I want to give blood to the american red cross but I have a breast implant surgery coming up. Can i give blood?
Shouldn't be a: Problem, but i really can't recommend a blood donation immediately prior to any operation. If it's a month or more, you should be fine. Please call the blood donation site to find out how long you have to wait after your operation to donate blood again. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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