There are multiple reasons for such removals. These include lesions, discharge of bodily fluids, pain, absence of feeling in the chest, inflammation of tissues surrounding the silicon, loss of energy and even muscle pains.
Through a lack of information, women who have breast implants are often unaware of the risks or of the secondary effects. Hugues Malonne, of the Federal agency for Drugs and Health Products (“AFMPS”), stresses, “These implants should however be changed every ten years.”
It also appears that breast implants can be the cause of a cancer to the immune system, a rare pathology called Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (“BIA-ALCL”), which affects 570 women worldwide. The survey indicates that the lack of patient information may be explained by the significant lobbying work of medical technology manufacturers.