Back pain after breast augmentation
- Back pain after breast augmentation
- My breast augmentation surgery experience | size, pain
- ‘i had horrific symptoms after breast implants’ – bbc news
- Understanding and treating nerve pain after breast surgery
- I got a breast augmentation | pain, cost, & size +
- Surgeon: “breast implant illness a mystery”
- 1 week post op | breast augmentation recovery
My breast augmentation surgery experience | size, pain
Breast augmentation is a highly common treatment with extremely high patient satisfaction. Even though the majority of breast augmentation patients are fully satisfied with their outcomes and have no regrets, many patients wonder if things will really work out as they expect during the recovery period.
It may be difficult to tell what is a natural part of the healing process and what could mean a problem after breast augmentation. To assist you, we’ve mentioned a few of the most common side effects that patients encounter after breast augmentation. Before you begin reading, remember to contact your doctor if you find or experience something that worries you—no there’s substitute for an in-person evaluation of any concerns.
Muscle, breast tissue, and skin take time to adapt to your implants; you should expect to feel (possibly intense) tightness in the chest region until these tissues have healed sufficiently, particularly if your implants are inserted beneath the muscle. Normal postoperative swelling, which peaks 3 to 5 days after surgery, will exacerbate chest pressure symptoms. Some women claim their breasts are engorged as well (tender, heavy and inflamed).
‘i had horrific symptoms after breast implants’ – bbc news
Understanding and treating nerve pain after breast surgery
I recently had a BA with Dr. Zion Chan and am two weeks post-op with a lot of back pain; has anyone else had this problem?
I got a breast augmentation | pain, cost, & size +
It’s strange because it’s my back that hurts the most! The operation went well, and my new assets look fantastic; I went for 345cc, which isn’t big, but it’s a decent c-d size. I anticipated some pain, but I didn’t anticipate my back acting up so badly; any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
By the way, if anyone is considering Dr. Chan, I have had nothing but positive experiences with him and his team so far. He comes highly recommended from me. If you are considering him as your physician, I would be happy to answer any questions you might have.
Yeah, I’ve had this experience. The suffering was intolerable! All I can tell is that the back pain took me months to heal from. I believe it is because your back is not used to bearing the additional weight. I tried a lot of drugs and massages, but nothing worked for me, and it took me a few months to recover from the pain… but you could recover quicker, so don’t give up. Take it easy and try and be as relaxed as possible; if you’re in a lot of pain, take painkillers and avoid strenuous activities.
Surgeon: “breast implant illness a mystery”
The pain associated with breast implant rehabilitation is normally “manageable” with the appropriate pain control care. The vast majority of medications, especially those used to manage post-operative pain, are required for the first 2-3 days.
Some plastic surgery specialists, however, tend to use pain injections (such as Exparel) at the very end of the procedure. Without the “inconvenience” of transporting pain pumps, pain killers that can last up to 14 hours are directly injected into the implant pocket.
Most patients are off their strong pain medications, particularly opioids, 3-7 days after surgery. Because their extended use has been related to constipation, lethargy, and even longer recovery periods, these medications should be discontinued until postoperative pain becomes more “manageable” or tolerable.
Instead of physical discomfort, some patients complain about tightness and cramping, which may affect not only the breast region but also the shoulders, neck, and back. Muscle relaxants like Valium can help with these effects, but they should not be taken along with painkillers—at least one hour apart—to prevent lethargy and drowsiness.
1 week post op | breast augmentation recovery
Rest is vital for every operation, but how you sleep is also important for certain surgeries. When women come to my practice in Chandler, Gilbert, and Scottsdale, AZ for breast augmentation, they often express worries about sleeping after the procedure. In this article, I’ll discuss how to sleep comfortably and safely after your procedure.
Sleep is vital for a good immune system and fast recovery. Your body needs to work hard to recover from surgery, which is why you’ll probably feel exhausted in the days after your breast augmentation. When we sleep, however, the body is still, allowing further blood flow to be directed to injured muscles and tissues, allowing oxygen and nutrients to be delivered to aid recovery.
In addition, sleep can affect how we respond to pain. Having more sleep, according to this WebMD post, will help you feel less pain. You should aim to get at least 8 hours of sleep a night, and more if your body is healing.