Woman: Moldy breast implants nearly killed me

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015
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A woman says moldy implants nearly killed her.

SHALIMAR,FL -- Anne Ziegenhorn says she was not surprised when her body began to fall apart after years of unblemished health. The culprit, she says, was on her chest the entire time: her breast implants.

The Shalimar, Florida woman told WEAR-TV it all started in 2011 when she began gaining weight, losing her vision, and experiencing a burning pain.

Sores began to appear on her body and she says her mental state began to deteriorate.

"I felt like that was it, I was gonna die, and the doctors were gonna let me die," Ziegenhorn says.

Hear more from Ziegenhorn in the above video, including the misdiagnoses before the true problem was found - and what one doctor has to say about the long-term impact of most breast implants.