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|11/18/2011||I had silicone implants put in following BC. The side that the cancer was on has seemed to increase in size prior to the surgery. Surgeon noticed it right before going into operating room for bilateral mastectomy. Now after having implants put in (3 weeks ago) that side is still bigger, feels heavier and feels different than right side. I had the same issue with the tissue expander. When I do massages that PS recommended I can get hand around left side but can't get hand around right side that is bigger. PS didn't seem to think this was an issue but it is driving me crazy that they are so different in size. Is there anything that can be done to make them more even.|
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|11/18/2011||symmetry is key. wait a few more weeks and then revisit the plastic surgeon. if he doesn't feel he can do anything, come to us. we do a lot of tweeking, fixes and even re-dos here. 443-287-2778.|
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