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Is it uncomfortable to sleep on your stomach with saline implants after a mastectomy?
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Dr. Greg Pahnke
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Greg Pahnke
Dr. Greg Pahnke
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In brief: Early on
But as time goes on it is better. Get a good mattress.

In brief: Early on
But as time goes on it is better. Get a good mattress.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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