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Will I have bruising and bleeding after breast implant removal? How bad will the brusing be after my breast implant removal, and how long will it last? Also, do I need to worry about bleeding? .

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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Minor

Generally speaking, dependent on exactly what is done during the breast implant removal procedure, some bruising can be expected.
Some patients require removal of breast implants only; this should be associated with very minimal bruising and recovery time. Other patients, require removal of breast implant capsule tissue as well; there may be more bruising/swelling/recovery time here.

In brief: Minor

Generally speaking, dependent on exactly what is done during the breast implant removal procedure, some bruising can be expected.
Some patients require removal of breast implants only; this should be associated with very minimal bruising and recovery time. Other patients, require removal of breast implant capsule tissue as well; there may be more bruising/swelling/recovery time here.
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Ron Pelton
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You

You will typically have bruising and swelling after most types of surgery and it will be similar to the bruising that you had after your implantation surgery.

In brief: You

You will typically have bruising and swelling after most types of surgery and it will be similar to the bruising that you had after your implantation surgery.
Dr. Ron Pelton
Dr. Ron Pelton
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Mild recovery

After implant removal without any capsulectomy work, my patients rarely have bruising or bleeding.
If you have a history of easy bruising or previous bleeding with trauma or other surgeries, then speak with your doctor. Avoid things that thin you blood like aspirin, motrin, advil, (ibuprofen) and so forth. Again - your surgeon can advise you on this.

In brief: Mild recovery

After implant removal without any capsulectomy work, my patients rarely have bruising or bleeding.
If you have a history of easy bruising or previous bleeding with trauma or other surgeries, then speak with your doctor. Avoid things that thin you blood like aspirin, motrin, advil, (ibuprofen) and so forth. Again - your surgeon can advise you on this.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Everyones different

Most surgery will leave you with a little bruising or uncomfortable minor irritations.

In brief: Everyones different

Most surgery will leave you with a little bruising or uncomfortable minor irritations.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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