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Why did I develop an infection after breast implant replacement? What can I do about the inflammation/swelling?
My silicone implants were replaced in July. Everything was going well and I was healing great. Then, I developed an infection in September--not at the incision site, fever, red, hot, extremely swollen, hospital... Read more
When will my right breast drop? It still looks like a torpedo 3 months after breast augmentation surgery.
I am about 3 months post-breast augmentation and my right breast will not drop. It looks like a torpedo still and I do not know what to do. My doc is in Ohio. Read more
Is it possible to rupture your breast implants with side sleeping?
I had my breast augmentation on January 16th. So far I haven't had any complications. However, I would like to know if there is a risk of rupture with side sleeping. I haven't found any information about it and... Read more
I'm getting my breast implants removed. Do burn marks from a surgical electric knife go away? Will my doc need to stitch my cut breast muscle?
I am planning to get my breast implants removed. On YouTube, I saw a breast explant surgery video where a doctor used a surgical electric knife. It left burn marks on the tissue. Is this safe? Will the burn mar... Read more
I plan on getting my breast implants removed. What is the safest way to do this?
1. With local anesthesia, via areola incision (I got my breast augmentation through them). Endoscopic explant surgery, partial capsulectomy 2. With general anesthesia, via areola incision. Endoscopic explant s... Read more
How will my current implants affect my CC decision for new augmentation?
I’m getting a second breast augmentation. My first augmentation brought me up from no breast tissue to 225 cc's. When considering how big I should go this time, does having breast implants now make a differen... Read more
I want larger breast implants (1000cc). Should I have the procedure done in Florida or Belgium?
3 years ago I had an uplift with breast implants (405cc). Despite asking my surgeon to place the implants behind the muscle, he put in front. Now, I want to go much bigger as I feel my boobs have dropped. I fou... Read more
My breasts are taking on different shapes after breast augmentation. What's going on? Is this normal?
My PS is currently on vacation and I’m a little over two weeks post-op. I’m very concerned about the shape of my breasts. The left one seems a lot more oval and flat than the right. They’ve advised me to ... Read more
Why do some surgeons recommend massaging breast implants after surgery? It seems like a contraindication.
I’ve had my breast implants for about a year, and now I’ve noticed that my left breast dropped a little lower. After noticing such a drop, my doctor said to fix this he could go back in and close the pocket... Read more
I currently have 470cc gel implants under the muscle. I'm getting ready to revise to 560cc gel moderate. Should I go 600cc?
I am 5 feet 5 inches tall and 150 lbs. I currently have 470cc gel implants under the muscle. I will be revising to 560cc gel moderate implants. Will this be noticeable, or should I go up to 600cc? I am hoping f... Read more
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Did I pull a muscle or is there something wrong with my old implant?
I got over-the-muscle silicone breast implants 11 years ago. My breasts appear fine and I haven't encountered any problems in 11 years. Over the weekend I painted fences, then a few days ago I awoke to a very m... Read more
I feel fluid moving around inside my new breast implants. Is this normal?
I am one day post-op from a breast augmentation with silicone moderate plus implants. When I move around, I feel fluid moving from side to side. Is this normal? Read more
How long do I have to wait to have another breast implant revision? I'm unhappy with my breast size.
Prior to nursing 4 kids, my breasts were very large. After nursing, my breasts reduced in size. I had round saline implants (400cc) placed behind the muscle in 2003. Then, June 2018, I had them replaced with 48... Read more
I'm having a breast lift with implants. When choosing my implant size, do I select the cc plus the breast size I already have now?
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I was overweight and lost 120 pounds. I was a 42DDD, now I'm like a 36C. I need help in choosing a size. I want a full D. I plan to have a breast lift with implants. When choosing my implant size, do I select t... Read more
I'm concerned with how my implants are placed, being flat and wide.
I'm unhappy with the projection. I'm 11 weeks PO from a saline to silicone revision. I wanted cleavage, so my surgeon said a wide implant could achieve that. I was happy to be going from 375cc to 405cc. I have ... Read more
One of my breasts looks smaller than the other after breast augmentation. How would you handle this?
I’m currently 3 months post-op. I never was asked to try on implants beforehand. My surgeon asked what size I wanted to be, and I said DD. After surgery, I was told a 295 cc implant was used and a 450 cc impl... Read more
What risks do I face if my doctor inserts an implant wider than my BWD?
I'm after a modest increase. My doctor has advised an implant that is 3mm wider then my BWD (340cc). I requested for the most minimal amount of side boob; however, I'm scared it will be too much and edge into m... Read more
I'm scheduled for a BA in 1 month but need serious help with implant size. My PS wants a more conservative, smaller implant—285cc HPX.
I am 34, no children, 5’8” 120lbs, BMD ranges are:R 11.1-12.0 and L 11.1 to 11.8. (This depends on menstrual cycle and when it's measured.) He originally planned to do HP 300cc Mentor Gel, then changed to t... Read more
I am 3 weeks post-op. I had 550cc hp Mentor smooth round silicone under the muscle. Will these even out? Is the shape still going to change a lot?
I originally started out at a 34B. I am 5’7 and now 123lbs. My right breast has seemed to drop quite a bit and filled out but it's holding a more oblong shape which is freaking me out. My left breast is still... Read more
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