This is my first time posting anything anywhere! I have some questions about my implants. I've had a double mastectomy with 29 lymph nodes removed from my right side (the side with the cancer). Expanders were placed at the time of the surgery (hated them!). On Sept. 12, I had surgery to replace them with saline implants. They are much more comfortable than the expanders, but.... Every time I move my arms, hands, etc, my new "breasts" move, twitch, pucker - it's weird! It would be Very noticeable if someone were looking. Is tis normal? does it go away? Also, they're not shaped like I thought. They are very round, which is fine, but the center is flat so if I wanted to wear a bra (which I don't!) the center would not be filled out. I'll be seeing the PS tomorrow, but I wanted some input from you lovely ladies who have been through this. Her nurse told me (at my one week follow up) that the flabby ridges on the sides were always there (NOT) but I read on this forum that it's common after this surgery. Does anyone have feedback about my "dancing" breasts? I'm trying to be cute about it, but I'm really upset about it. Thanks!View Thread
Thank you so much for letting me know I am not alone! It helps! I spoke with the Dr. who said that it's normal for some pople to have movement since they are attached to the pectoral muscles, but she did admit that mine move & twitch a lot! I will see her again in 3 months, not sure what can be done... Thanks again, God Bless!View Thread
The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.
Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.