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|6/29/2012||I have tissue expanders placed on both sides. I have had two fills now (up to about 150cc per side. I feel nervous about them not filling up equally. I am wondering if I could be causing this. I have done some overhead movement when no one was around to help me. Same with moderate lifting (kitchen appliances). One side seems to be filling out on the side as well as the front? Should I be concerned, or do I just need to be patient?|
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|6/29/2012||remember that their purpose right now is to stretch muscle and skin. Best to avoid lifting but don't worry yet about their appearance. when you go for your next fill ask the NP regarding the asymmetry you are experiencing.|
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