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Is vaginal bleeding after buttocks silicone implants bad?

Is vaginal bleeding after buttocks silicone implants bad?

Unusual: Silicone buttock implants should not be associated with any vaginal bleeding unless the stress of the surgery disrupted your menstrual cycle. Would consult with your plastic surgeon and gynecologist. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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Are female breast soft after implants?

Are female breast soft after implants?

Generally not: Breasts tend to be firmer with any augmentation technique particularly in the early post-operative period. ...Read more

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Are butt implants safe?

Are butt implants safe?

Yes and No: Butt implants are safe but have a much higher complication rate than breast implants. Choose your surgeon wisely. Ask to speak to previous patients. Check their board certification and don't go with someone with american board of cosmetic surgery. It's not a recognized board in the United States. ...Read more

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Can women with breast implants go rafting?

Can women with breast implants go rafting?

Of course (not day1): Certainly you can go rafting after breast augmentation as long as you are completely healed and your surgeon has lifted restrictions. This is typically 3 months following surgery but physicians may vary in their recommendations. ...Read more

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Will silicone gel-filled breast implants affect my mammograms?

Will silicone gel-filled breast implants affect my mammograms?

Yes: The presence of any implant, saline or silicone, will affect how the mammograms are performed. If the test is completed in a standard fashion there may be up to 15% of the breast tissue that still will require additional imaging. ...Read more

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Are butt implants safer than butt injections?

Are butt implants safer than butt injections?

Be careful: Please do not entertain seeking injections any where but in a physicians office. Most injections are of your own fat. Free injections of silicone or other fillers are extremely dangerous. Seek the consultation of a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Fat transfer breast augmentation surgery vs. Breast implants, which to do?

Fat transfer breast augmentation surgery vs. Breast implants, which to do?

Depends: For smaller volume increases, fat transfer works as well as implants. However for larger volumes, it may take several stages and is more difficult to get the same result as an implant. It also depends on the amount of breast tissue you start with, because fat transfer needs some tissue to survive. Generally speaking, it is more economical to get implants. ...Read more

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Complete hysterectomy 4y ago. W/vaginal cuff revision 1y ago. Scar tissue removed. Painful sex. Spotting. Pain in back & abdomin. Low grade fever.?

Complete hysterectomy 4y ago. W/vaginal cuff revision 1y ago. Scar tissue removed. Painful sex. Spotting. Pain in back & abdomin. Low grade fever.?

Needs follow up: This is a complex situation with lots of possibilities. The fever should be addressed first since that could be caused by so many things. Then your gynecologist can assess the vaginal cuff. You may have granulation tissue, scar tissue, pelvic adhesions or a number of other issues which can be addressed. ...Read more

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Began p long car ride, vag fullness, firmness , vaginal odor, abnormal vaginal discharge and vaginal tenderness. It feels like vaginal canal is full. ?

Began p long car ride, vag fullness, firmness , vaginal odor, abnormal vaginal discharge and vaginal tenderness. It feels like vaginal canal is full. ?

It might be full: Aside from the obvious cause of the vaginal odor being a probable vaginal infection, the vaginal fullness may be an intra-pelvic growth or uterine/vaginal prolapse. Go see a GYN MD and find out the answer. ...Read more

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Reliable and safe Brazilian breast implants?

Reliable and safe Brazilian breast implants?

Approved in the US: The fda has recently approved silimed implants (manufactured in brazil) to be distributed in the us by sientra. The fda has found these to be reliable and safe. Mentor and allergan are the other main implant companies in the us. Mentor manufactures their implants in the us. ...Read more

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Does silicon implant in breast augmentation still cause deformity if it leaks into body?

Does silicon implant in breast augmentation still cause deformity if it leaks into body?

It can lead to : Caspular contracture which is a hardening of the tissue around the implant. Capsular contracture can cause distortion of the breast. The older generation implants tend to leak more than the newer ones if the shell is broken. Older model implants can cause more distortion. ...Read more

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How different does saline feel vs silicone breast implants?

How different does saline feel vs silicone breast implants?

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 more

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Do silicone implants affect sex life and breast feeding?

Do silicone implants affect sex life and breast feeding?

Yes but be informed: It is very safe but there are some concerns that I have addressed in the video link below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fybsihrevec;sns=em in fact it has been shown that women with silicone breast implants produce milk with less silicone than formula fed infants. There are other concerns about capsular contracture and ptosis which are discussed in the video. ...Read more

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Are silicone breast implants safe in the long run?

Yes: Implants are probably one of the most thoroughly researched devices implanted into human beings. On a lighter note- my kids played dodge ball with a couple of implants for weeks and they held up- far more intense potential damage than any mammogram, etc would do to an implant :). ...Read more

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I've breast implants (12yrs) & notice lumps inner cleavage on 1 breast that disappear when I press firmly during self exam. Rippling or cancer fear??

I've breast implants (12yrs) & notice lumps inner cleavage on 1 breast that disappear when I press firmly during self exam. Rippling or cancer fear??

Probably not cancer: It is reassuring that the lumps disappear with compression. They could easily be droplets of ? silicone from an implant rupture. However, breast tissue does remain in the breast after implants are placed. 33 years of age would be very young to have breast cancer but we all know it does happen. See your doctor for evaluation; appropriate breast imaging will help identify the cause of the lumps. ...Read more

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Will silicone implants used in a cheek augmentation provide a better shape than other options? I'm considering using silicone implants for my cheek augmentation, are they made from the same material as breast implants, or are they more durable? .

Will silicone implants used in a cheek augmentation provide a better shape than other options? I'm considering using silicone implants for my cheek augmentation, are they made from the same material as breast implants, or are they more durable?

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Solid silicone: Cheek silicone implants are made of solid silicone so no risk of rupture. They are safe and chosen properly can be really nice. However, not done properly, they can be mal positioned or have visible contour and look awkward. ...Read more

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Dr. David Lipkin
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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more


Silicone (Definition)

Silicones are inert, synthetic compounds with a variety of forms and uses. Typically rubber-like, they are used medically in breast implants and to replace arthritic mp ...Read more