What are possible side effects and complications of a breast augmentation?

Some of the possible side effects and complications of breast augmentation surgery include infection; bleeding; anesthesia risks; temporary or permanent changes in nipple or breast sensation; scarring on the breast; implant leakage or rupture; the formation of scar tissue around the implant; wrong positioning of the implant; fluid accumulation; wrinkling of the skin over the implant; persistent pain; development of implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, an uncommon cancer of the immune system; development of breast implant illness that includes fatigue and memory loss, rash, and joint pain; and the need for possible reversal surgery.

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