Such a great perspective on a growing issue!
In my last blog post I used the word ‘abuse’. It’s not something I’ve ever said in regard to the medical care (or lack thereof) that I received prior to rupture being diagnosed. I don’t play the blame-game and I’m surely not a whiner, so I normally avoid such messaging. However, as I wrote the post it felt both appropriate and important to go there.
It actually is abusive when regulating bodies license toxic, high risk devices and plastic surgeons implant women with them yet, when one becomes ill or experiences device failure we’re told the devices can’t possibly be what’s causing our symptoms. Despite breast implants having KNOWN ISSUES – the SAME known issues since they were introduced in the 60’s. Denying undeniable REAL WORLD EVIDENCE is an abuse – truly, a crime against women.
When doctors dismiss red flag, textbook symptoms of device failure and tell women…
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