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My mammogram showed my right breast implant is leaking what…

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My mammogram showed my...

My mammogram showed my right breast implant is leaking what health problem could it cause?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

My doctor is the one that gave me the results

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No he has all my records

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Doctor: Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, Doctor replied 2 months ago
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Hello,

Welcome adn thank you for the question.

If your breast implant was filled with Saline, then you have no cause for concer. the saline will be naturally absorbed into the body with no problems.

If your breast implants were silicone, and it breaks, the contents usually leak very slowly. There may be no symptoms at all or there may be slight pain. The silicone in most cases, remain around the implant within the capsule. In very rare cases, they may migrate to other parts of the body.

If your doctor does not appear concerned, it is probably because you do have saline implants. There will be no health concerns with saline implants.

I hope this helps.
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