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|Mastectomy with Flap Reconstruction
Questions about Mastectomy with Flap Reconstruction.
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|4/6/2012||I had bilateral mastectomies done almost 2 years ago. The right side required LD flap and I had silicone implants placed. The skin near the sternum is stuck (perhaps) due to adhesions and causes my right breast to be too far to the right side of my body. I now feel my left arm brushing it. Is there anyway the LD can be moved back to where it belongs and the implant replaced and held in place by the pectoral muscle? I am very limited by what I can use my right arm for and it is most uncomfortable.|
Thank you for your input. I would also like to know who you might recommend in the Saginaw, Michigan area that could do this if possible.
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|4/6/2012||Oh dear. Well, it needs to be. yes. sounds like the pocket and sling either weren't used or didn't hold. see your plastic surgeon or if preferred get a second opinion elsewhere. if you want to come to us just call 443-287-2778. sorry you re dealing with this.|
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