I feel my left implant sometimes as I'm sitting.

It's like something inside is moving as I'm reading calmly or just watching TV, or even when I'm eating. This has been happening for about three years now. At first I thought they were itchy because maybe I was gaining weight. But it was only the left one that gets very hard and itches nonstop. It feels as if something is moving inside.

What should I do?

Answers from doctors (5)


Stephen Greenberg, MD

Published on Feb 28, 2017

Thank you for your question.

I would recommend following up with your operating surgeon to discuss your concerns and for a physical evaluation. If you are unable to see your operating surgeon, it might be worthwhile to seek a consultation with another board certified plastic surgeon for this purpose.

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Answered by Stephen Greenberg, MD

Thank you for your question.

I would recommend following up with your operating surgeon to discuss your concerns and for a physical evaluation. If you are unable to see your operating surgeon, it might be worthwhile to seek a consultation with another board certified plastic surgeon for this purpose.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Kenneth L. Stein M.D. FACS

Published on Feb 24, 2017

Call your surgeon.

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Answered by Kenneth L. Stein M.D. FACS

Call your surgeon.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor Joseph Cruise, MD

Published on Feb 24, 2017

I would recommend seeing your plastic surgeon for an evaluation as a first step. It wouldn't be unreasonable to consider a mammogram, ultrasound or MRI to rule out any issues. Best of Luck, Dr. Cruise

Answered by Joseph Cruise, MD (View Profile)

I would recommend seeing your plastic surgeon for an evaluation as a first step. It wouldn't be unreasonable to consider a mammogram, ultrasound or MRI to rule out any issues. Best of Luck, Dr. Cruise

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Edward Domanskis M.D.

Published on Feb 24, 2017

Usually if there are feelings like that and the breast implant has not gotten hard, then it has nothing to do with the implants. You may want to try a numbing cream on the breasts and see if that helps, and/or a moisturizer.

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Answered by Edward Domanskis M.D.

Usually if there are feelings like that and the breast implant has not gotten hard, then it has nothing to do with the implants. You may want to try a numbing cream on the breasts and see if that helps, and/or a moisturizer.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Robert Kearney, MD

Published on Feb 24, 2017

I doubt this is anything. Have your plastic surgeon examine you. A leaking implant would not cause itching or intermittent hardening that I am aware of.

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Answered by Robert Kearney, MD

I doubt this is anything. Have your plastic surgeon examine you. A leaking implant would not cause itching or intermittent hardening that I am aware of.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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