Is it normal to hear sounds in your breasts after a breast augmentation?

I just recently had breast augmentation surgery a couple of days ago. I got the silicone implants and have noticed sometimes when I lift my arms I can her sounds in my breasts. Is this normal and will it go away?

Sloshing After Breast Augmentation - It’s not uncommon to hear some sloshing after Breast Augmentation especially with saline implants more so than with silicone implants.This will dissipate over time.

Rod J. Rohrich MD, FACS
Rod J. Rohrich MD, FACS
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Michelle,

Thank you for your question. It is very common to hear various sounds during movement shortly after breast augmentation. The sounds can be caused by antibiotic solution placed into the breast implant pocket, air that is present, or simply fluid that has accumulated within the breast implant pocket.

Be sure to express your concerns to your plastic surgeon.

Brooke R. Seckel MD, FACS
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Yes, sounds from the implant surgery are common and self limiting. Some patients are very aware and notice them all the time or only with certain movements. Other patients notice them rarely. They can lessen slowly over months time, but usually disappear in weeks. Continue to follow your surgeon's postop instructions and follow-up visits, and discuss this with him or her (or their staff).

Sutton L. Graham II, MD, FACS
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To hear sounds just from Saline implants, or cohesive gel under the muscle is not common. Rare sensations in any of them is normal during the first 3 months, don't worry about it, and keep in touch with your surgeon always.

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Dear Michelle, It takes some time for your body to form the capsule (the pocket) that will surround your breast implants and during this interval, it is very common to hear sounds or feel "movement" in the breasts. These sounds will usually disappear in a matter of weeks to a month or so. Please feel free to ask your plastic surgeon any questions you may have about your breast implants and your surgery. They are there to help you not just with your surgery but with the entire process. Hope this helps.

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Michelle,

Yes, this can be normal in the immediate post operative period following a breast augmentation. Please address your concerns with your surgeon.

Best,

Gary R Culbertson, MD, FACS

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Iris Surgery Center, 18 Miller Road, Sumter,
SC, 29150, US

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