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3 weeks post implant removal and still hurting. Is this normal?

My left breast is still hurting. That's the one that had the infection. Is it normal for it to be more painful for longer than the right one? I would ask my surgeon but, he seems to be in "cover your ass mode" and blows smoke up mine every time I go in. I deserve honest answers and I can not afford to go to another dr. Please someone, explain to me the healing process. When will I start feeling better? I'm still tired and wear out easily and my boob hurts.

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Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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September 27, 2011 3:42 AM

You have had an ongoing subacute infection for years and now you expect the removal to totally alleviate these issues. Sounds like either continuing infection or wound contracture. Healing (more)
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Plastic surgeon
vienna, VA
United States
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September 25, 2011 5:09 AM

If you had your implants removed due to infection in the left breast, it will take 3-6 months for the pain and discomfort to ease. It takes that long for the inflamation and scarring to (more)
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