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SUBJECT: Von Willebrand TYPE 1 & Breast Augmentation Risks

Are we at greater risk for getting infection more than the normal person since we have a blood disorder?

What complications can occur for people with blood disorders for breast augmentation?

  • http://www.faboverfifty.com/women/members/dr-gustavo-galante/ DrGustavoGalante

    The main risk with this blood disorder is not infection, but bleeding. One is at higher risk for a bleeding complication, because the blood does not clot properly. It is best to have a consultation with a hematologist prior to any elective surgery to discuss the risks and how to prevent them (or to not have the surgery at all).