Had breast implants done last sept 6 weeks to the date they had to be removed. Infection New 1 s in April 2012 1 smaller

Asked about 2 years ago - Hollidaysburg, PA

Double bubble affect is showing in both breasts . 3 rd operation will be needed. Can not be done till June of 2013. What should I do ? Do I have a case .

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  1. Noah Paul Fardo

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    Answered . You should have your case reviewed by a Pennsylvania medical malpractice attorney asap. While infections and "double bubbles" are not uncommon, improper surgical technique and care can often lead to poor results. We would need a copy of all records, and before and after photos in order to review. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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  2. Marc Edward Stewart

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    Answered . Surgical/incisional infections are relatively common but can cause a lot of complications. They slow healing and they can alter appearance. That you acquired a post-op infection is not likely "provable" as something caused by medical negligence. Infections happen even when everything is done right. However, it's not possible to determine whether a surgical misadventure that affected the outcome. You might want to consult with a local PA lawyer to have them review your chart.

  3. David J. McCormick

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    Answered . You definitely need to consult with a local medical malpractice attorney because improper surgical technique and inadequate post surgical follow up seems to have played a part in your case.

    Do not wait, contact an experienced medical malpractice attorney ASAP.

    DISCLAIMER: David J. McCormick is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and this answer is being... more

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