“I have breast implants and over the last 2 and a half years have developed over 30 illness symptoms. I came across a group with thousands of women suffering in silence like me! I need more information on breast implant illness and the risks of breast implants.”
“I have had my breast implants for some years now. But for the last 3 years, I have had high antinuclear antibodies (ANAs) and abnormal blood. I’m 52 now and I am worried about the causes of these symptoms which include joint pain, struggling to move, itching, bruising and lots more. Could my implants be causing this?”
The FDA has approved two different silicone implants, but only after battling with implant manufacturers who resisted long-term studies of this device, which calls into question its safety.
Silicone gel breast implants have been available in the United States for decades – going back to a time when medical devices didn’t require approval by the FDA.