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Uncomfortable Stomach Saline Implants Mastectomy
No: Not after the healing phase approx. 3 months and with subpectoral - under the muscle- placement as I use for my breast cancer patients... Cosmetic augmentation patients -- under the breast-- slightly less time. A stiff shoulder with the mastectomy patients is more of a problem. Most of my surgery patients sleep in a lounge chair 30 degrees upright for 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleeping implants: You'll be surprised how little time passes before your implants feel like they are part of your body. If you are a stomach sleeper you should put a small pillow under and above your breasts for the first few months to keep the pressure off of them. Breast augmentation is not really a contraindication to sleeping on your stomach. ...Read more
My saline implant 5 years after mastectomy is flat and smaller. Could it have popped or leaked or could this be a medical issue? What should i do?
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 2 more doctor answers
Silicone implants: I cannot tell you how it feels to have silicone implants, a patient would be the best person to answer that question. Breast implants used in reconstruction are either filled with saline solution or silicone gel. The gel implants "feel" more natural to the touch. A review of the benefits of each implant with your plastic surgeon should help you make a decision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No I have not: But a patient wanting a larger breast implant is not uncommon. It is best to discuss this with the surgeon who placed the original implants. He would be the best to recommend whether he thinks you would be a candidate for this or not. It may require tissue expanders to stretch the skin more before going to a larger implant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My prophylactic, bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction...With implants, has developed severe swelling on left side. Could it be fluid?
Yes possible seroma : Yes, it could be a possible seroma or hematoma. Usually drains will help to minimize this but not completely prevent it. It amy require treatment with drainage and/or antibiotics. Discuss with your reconstructive surgeon asap. ...Read more
Double mastectomy with "gummy bear implants" gel filled implants but muscle still tightens up, should I be concerned?
Speak: To your surgeon , you will get the best remedy ...Read more
When should I feel back to normal after preventive mastectomy with implants done right away ? When should I be able to lift 25 lb toddler?
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