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|3/10/2012||Hello, I had a double mastectomy in April 2011. I never had itching from that until January 2012. It would come and go. But, two days ago, I had the exchangers taken out and the implants put in. Today, I started to have insane itching across my right breast. Could you please tell me what this might be from and what I can do to relieve the itchiness? |
All kinds of things are going through my mind including thinking that I could be allergic to the implants. I took a benedryl pill and put some benidryl cream on and was careful to stay away from the incision.
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|3/10/2012||Thank you for turning to the Johns Hopkins Breast Center. Some women do c/o itching (more of a skin sensation from nreve endings) after surgery. Doubt you are allergic to your implant. Try not to scratch, which is hard, and let your breast plastic reconstruction surgeon know. Hope this helps and best wishes!|
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