I have a consult for an explant on Monday. This week I have started doing upper body exercises again , it has taken 12 months for my body to heal and my breasts now are pain free . Just hoping and praying this lump is not anything serious. Google her, you won’t be disappointed! I am 65 years old and don’t want to spend the rest of my life battling this. are seizures a symptom of breast implant illness? [v] Tingling or numbness in the arms and legs Hi can you please tell me if your fatigue and other symptoms have gone away or not, since you changed them not Explant them . It was like a light went on after reading up on it. Then it began to spread. Thank you for your help. Poor circulation can lead to Necrosis of tissue. Dental implant infection symptoms also include a large probing depth of the peri-implant pockets and gradual bone loss in the affected area. I am currently attempting to go through my insurance provider to have my implants removed due to the past years of a multitude of ailments that I have suffered since having implant surgery, yet upon all of the lab work, diagnostic scans, and seeing an ample amount of specialists, all with no resolution. While they have certinately helped, my symptoms still exist and I still dont feel normal. 3. Continues all night unless take Klonopin to knock me out. The signs you have, were my early signs of what was to come. This condition is often accompanied by the development of capsular contractures. I’m 31, 105 lbs and very athletic. I have severe sensitivities to smells and chemicals as well. The impalnt was removed 5 months ago and it feels like my symptoms have gotten worse or my body just taking a while to recover from all the toxicity it experienced. We are regular followers of the organic lifestyle and EWG. I have found a second lump on my right breast almost in the exact spot as the first one. Reducing toxic interference in all forms is the basis for healing. I had my implants placed 13 years ago. [email protected] Tracy. See Resources for current experts and studies. If that is the case, why am I in pain daily..and then a few times a month the pain gets so bad i.e hurts to breath (like I have broken ribs), jaw, neck, upper back, head – everything is very painful, even to move. All of these issues including a few others, have only started since implants. Half of all reported cases of BIA-ALCL are reported within 7 to 8 years of the insertion of breast implants. I could feel my thyroid is inflamed. I’ve just started learning about BII. It is categorized by country and state, many surgeons in the U.S. have prices listed next to their names. I’m in my twenties I’d have notice if I was allergic to these things but all of a sudden I couldn’t eat chocolate anymore cause I’d get bad allergies. 12 days after the surgery I started to be photosensitive, really bad. Hang in there ladies. I don’t know why I felt the urge to share, but I hope you find comfort in knowing your not the only one.. Like feel too hot. Now I have multiple, reasonably small spots of red, scaly and very itchy skin. Headaches began to be almost daily. I hope you get what you need to get done and feel better too. ♥️. Any plastic surgeon will remove your implants but the proper explant procedures you are looking for are either en bloc or total capsulectomy, where all capsule tissue is removed. Since I just had surgery I have that soreness but I can feel my brain fog has lifted! I’m just starting my research and want these implants sooner than later. I’ve spent the past eight years of my life in and out of medical, holistic, and functional doctors and have taken more supplements than a vitamin store has to offer. I would hate to take my boobs out if they arent the reason I feel like this because I love the look but if they are causing all these issues then it’s not worth it for me to keep them in. Is too do with my breast implants! I’ve been having heart palpitations, insomnia, night sweats, anxiety/panic attacks too. Hope that helps. I have mentor 350cc smooth, round, moderate profile, saline implants. Good luck everyone. It is a page where everyone compares notes and talks about their experiences. I would agree â donât doctor this yourself. The implants had ruptured over the years and silicon was attached to the normal breast tissue , the surgeon took 5 hours to remove it . WoW!!! Do yoga to relax too. No one is around northern Detroit except my daughter’s ex-fiance’s New wife! i have seen a breast surgeon and she says they are both ruptured and need to be removed. I have checked thyroid (5 hormones and 2 antibodies) and they all look “fine”, but my body temperature is low. Cost around $5,800 out of pocket. The only symptoms I don’t have are dryness everywhere & hair loss. Your symptoms sound like my sisters. The National Center for Health Research and Breast Implant Information Organization have been assisting women with the insurance process. (Autoimmune disorder, Sjrogrens, Hashimotos, etc.) Never had any problems with the implants themselves, thankfully, but I’m terrified to have them removed and terrified to keep them. Just to add I also had some pain in the right breast 6 months after surgery and the doctor concurred I had some fascia issues causing the connective tissue to adhere to the area of my pain and I was given a Kenalog (steriod) injection which was helpful but at this time I’m just going to keep my chest flat. I’m still not sure if I will have saline put back in or not. And in God’s time, I will be able to have reconstructive surgery through natural means instead of silicone implants that are designed to make us extremely sick and to even kill us!! I have gotten to the point that I cannot be in a new car, in a house with new carpet, or around any type of perfume without getting an excruciating headache. I have migraines, brain fog, cronic fatigue, bone and joint pain also lesions on on my spine, ( I have to go to pain specialist;) I can’t even fathom a long complicated surgery and resulting recuperation…but it’s what has to be done. I got the saline implant in May 2017. After going down the list of symptoms, I have the overwhelming majority of them. It’s important to treat any breast implant complications that arise. I have been suffering from muscle aching and insomia and extremity tingling. I’d rather not have surgery AGAIN! I had saline implants in October, so only 4 months ago. Nearly every system in my body is currently affected. Question: How badly does the explant leave your breast looking? I posted a before explant video & my story on YT at: starlitmakeupchick if you are interested. I went to see a new ps for 2nd opinion got steroid shots from back to around right implant. A saline implant also has a valve that can fail, causing a leak. By the way, no implants put back in…looks terrible but I feel as strong as an ox and am no longer so fatigued. Within the first year of implantation, I had around 6 different (some recurrent) bacterial infections (kidney, pelvic inflammatory disease, sinus, ears). Had my gel silicone over 10 years over few years after had my baby my left side arm back shoulder burning sensation aching pain always my back is tense only left side when i touch side of my breast its painful feels hard but shape same as right side…sometimes feels like breast is heavy uncomfortable…feels aching pain upper rib…not sure wat is this…feels like left side always in pain..dis anyone experience same sympotms? Short story I was just told that I have food allergies and I have other allergies I’m dealing with like dermitis for the past year and is so depressing and frustrating that o can’t eat comfortable becaue I bloat like auper round. I have every symptom know to man. I look forward to breathing deeply again and clear skin. When my surgeon removed them he was very surprised to find that my right implant had not only ruptured outside the capsule but had also turned to liquided silicon. Any info would be greatly appreciated! Regardless of the outcome (I say that now though), heck my mom even said I looked like a man. The operation took 4.5 hours as he had to clean it all out. I don’t want to scare myself after knowing this. I just explanted a week ago! Never in my wildest dreams did I think all of my illnesses could be from my implants. I consult with my plastic surgeon on January 7th which is in 2 days. I also have polycyatic kidneys( but do not have symptoms yet that I know of) I had my daughter nine months ago and ever since I’ve had Horrible health issues. What are the symptoms of breast implant illness? Who is your surgeon? An acute breast implant infection was defined by the appearance of clinical signs ≤6 weeks after the implantation; a late breast implant infection was defined by the appearance of clinical signs >6 weeks after the implantation.1, 2 The antimicrobial and/or surgical treatment approaches used in each case were reviewed. That was in 2015 and now nearly two years later she has been doing incredibly better and has been responding to treatment – she went from living on bed rest and ER visits to being able to move to New York and start her life again. Hi, Sandra! The cohesive gel breast implants have particularly aggressive chemicals and heavy metals, the first symptoms seem to show up fairly early. I would experience these “flash rashes”…usually on the flanks of my back, my legs, or under my arm pits. I have many other symptoms as well as the extreme fatigue. Learn about the causes, treatments, and complications of breast cellulitis, plus how it differs from inflammatory breast cancer. Anyways… I’m saving up money and going to have a explant with a lift! A lymphnode under my jaw was really large for months (no insurance because of illness). Bambi, So far I haven’t heard of anyone’s BII covered by insurance. [v] Mood swings, emotional instability Our symptoms sound really similar. All went well and I’m thankful to have survived stage three breast cancer. I’ve worked for my plastic surgeon for 6 years we take out AT LEAST 6 implants a week, removing the entire capsul through enbloc! IBS issues. I don’t like the thought of not having them, but it sounds like it would be well worth it to ha e them removed. Any thoughts? Another one for the list, geez. They were both removed and replaced in October of 2016 3 months after the rupture and I now have mentor Memory gel ones. So frustrating. Link. Worst surgery I have ever gone through. with. I got my put in 2 years ago and I have recently had all these health issues I feel like I’m falling apart- No Doctor in a hospital is going to give you the answers you are looking for , they are not paid to think or believe freely even when they know better, too much money to be made to try to make you believe it’s not the implant . I am cold constantly, I bruise VERY easily, have heart palpitations all the time. My main symptoms was eczema also. Nothing was wrong but I still had the murmur and the palpitations Dr decided not to medicate me. Now my eye lids, the right side of my face are blotched with redness and itch. Persistent redness this far after breast augmentation surgery could be the result of an infection and may require hospitalization and IV antibiotics. I am starting to However, in the last few months my physical symptoms got out of control. Is there any other doctors who recognize this as an actual illness that needs to be addressed? I woke up to a feeling of intense itching along my jaw. However, I also started developing migraines, which I have been getting multiple times a month for almost 2 years. The implant has been pushed up almost to my collar bone because of this lump. I just came across your post about possible bii symptoms. I also have asthma and started having severe flare ups. Make sure you go to a surgeon who specializes in EnBoc total capsulectomy surgery and has done many of these. My muscles and even my bones ache! Additionally, the insurance breast implant removal criteria generally focus on capsular contractures, ruptures, infections, and chronic breast pain. But what really convinces me that it’s the implants is the septic pulmonary embolisms I had during sepsis that required surgery, and the breast pain, and itching, on that same side. My peculiar illness started 2 months ago in severe form. However, cancer treatment is challenging, expensive, and not always effective. I went to the surgeon who put them in and he told me I won’t like them And I’d want them back in. All implant shells are made out of silicone and are semi-permeable. I have this constant feeling in my throat and have mucus all the time. I know what you are going through and it sucks. I feel like I am dying I get burning thru my whole body feel weak fatigue sweaty ear ringing joint pain you name it I get it! Luckily on this site I found Dr Feingold who does multiple explant surgeries a week. Detoxification can be increasingly impaired as the liver, kidneys, and other excretory organs struggle to remove toxins. I feel completely swollen and like my body is shutting down. 7 months after getting implants I started getting migraines; I had barely even had any headaches before then. I have been bedridden and unemployed for a year now, after years and years of exhausting myself by pretending to be ok. I am in the thick of it right now as I had my impants put in on 1/2016. I recovered because I can read English and found information on websites. I used to work for blue cross blue shield. Both types of implant ruptures cause knots or lumps, pain, tenderness, or a constant burning sensation in breasts. The root of all evil is always and forver will be money. I am planning on getting my IUD out asap. I can’t continue on like this. Seizures have been reported as a symptom by some women in the breast implant illness groups. I have chronic fatigue and some hair loss. OMG! Deep breaths! Although there are risks associated with breast augmentation, it’s still considered a safe procedure. So now we can work with that knowledge. I was wondering if anyone has been having facial/head tremors,pin tingling in face and neck at times, restless arms and legs, odd oblong nodules going horizontal in abdominal/flank areas(tender to touch at times),long and short term memory loss of alot of things,ankles and feet swelling, forgetting of words as your speaking? All the best !!! The shells become weaker and more vulnerable to increased degradation and rupture as they age. After the shingles, my health took a nose dive. Regardless of implant type, smooth or textured, it’s essential to prevent infection. I feared sagging skin, and not being too small. Same situation with drs Plast Reconstr Surg 2004; 113:1634. Thankfully. I am in the middle of recovering with drains and in bed. Breast implant illness occurs in both saline and silicone implants and is a very multifaceted illness. I wasn’t sleeping and that was making me feel really bad (but I wasn’t sick). I have lost several years of my life now because of these ticking time bombs. This has lead me to do some research and I am absoloutely blown away by this. I had an issue with benzodiazepines, which I believe are causing a lot of my neurological symptoms, but now I am beginning to wonder. Thank you so much for your post to me! [v] Ringing in the ears Anyone know where I can find a Silicone Toxicity Expert in the area? Hi I am Olivia, I was blown away!! I had Mentor saline implants put in 18 years ago after a bi-lateral mastectomy from Stage 1 cancer. I had my consult too and scheduled for nov 10th. They had gone away for over a year and then all of a sudden they returned. I have absolutley no money nor time to even consider another surgery. Anyway, hope you have success in dealing with it! ( In Bolic ) by a is a Doctor in Florida ( Dr Rankin ) in Jupiter Florida Hi Carol, However, when they opened my up BOTH of them had completely ruptured and the silicone poured out of me!! My doctor do not want to help me with this. Amanda I have had my implants for 5 year and the last 4 weeks my health has taken a turn, fatigue, dizziness, soreness, body aches, and the biggest thing was I felt like I was dieing , I use to joke to my customers when they ask me how my day was, I would say tired I I fell like I’m 80 and I’m only 40, my hubby wants me to not panic or stress myself out about it cause we dont know exactly whats wrong with me, I said well I do I know my body and it’s my implants. Has anyone else had any luck with getting them removed due to the awful pain. I am so glad I found this, it explains so much of what I’ve been dealing with. I suffer from joint pain, memory loss, migraines, vertigo, blurred vision, neck and back pain, pain in both hands and feet, my toes separate themselves at times, bowel issues, urine retention, the list goes on and on…and I have been in and out of doctors since 2016. Silicone exposure has the ability to modulate immune, hormonal, endocrinological, and neurotransmitter functions. But I don’t think he will believe me. I did testing, I’m off the charts with lead. I have some autoimmune issues, some mold and fungi issues as well. Appreciate the help. My vision has also been out of whack. To help with the look from removal my dr will also take the fat from other areas to help. I have no diagnostic medical illnesses but just don’t feel right. I can’t remember hardly anything. Now, 11 years later, I have low to no sex drive, EXTREME fatigue, to where I almost non-functional, which is not me at all. 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