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Rachael Finch is discharged from hospital following surgery to have her breast implants removed

Rachael Finch reveals she’s ‘in pain’ as she’s discharged from hospital following surgery to have her breast implants removed after one ruptured

Former Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch underwent surgery on Friday to have her breast implants removed after one of them started leaking. 

And on Saturday, the 32-year-old revealed that she has already been discharged from the hospital. 

Posting to her Instagram Stories, the model gave her fans an update on how she was recovering. 

Recovery: Former Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch (pictured) underwent surgery on Friday to have her breast implants removed after one of them started leaking. And on Saturday, the 32-year-old revealed that she has already been discharged from the hospital 

‘Just got discharged from the hospital and has a pretty good sleep probably six or seven hours, which is good,’ she said. 

‘Overnight I had my drains replaced or changed, ’cause after any type of breast surgery you have drains coming out either side under the armpits draining any excess blood or fluid.’ 

She continued: ‘I was lucky to leave the hospital with those being taken out today which makes me feel so much more comfortable. 

Nap time: 'Just got discharged from the hospital and has a pretty good sleep probably six or seven hours, which is good,' she said in an update on Instagram Stories

Nap time: ‘Just got discharged from the hospital and has a pretty good sleep probably six or seven hours, which is good,’ she said in an update on Instagram Stories 

While she admitted that she was still in ‘pain’ following the procedure, it was ‘manageable with painkillers’. 

Rachael underwent a breast augmentation at the start of her modelling career when she was just 17 years old.

She announced last week that she was about to undergo explant surgery because her left implant had ruptured.

'The most nervous I've been my whole life': Rachael announced on Friday that she was having her breast implants removed after one of them started leaking

‘The most nervous I’ve been my whole life’: Rachael announced on Friday that she was having her breast implants removed after one of them started leaking

‘At [17] I made the decision to have them put in and they have been a part of me for pretty much all my adult life,’ Rachael explained in an Instagram post.

She said she’d first started having problems with her implants two years ago.

‘I woke up and noticed one was a little different to the other,’ she said.

‘I immediately went in for an MRI [and] the doctor told me I had a capsular contracture in my left breast – meaning the skin the body creates around the implant to protect itself has tightened.

‘I was told it was fine, common and nothing needed to be done urgently.’

Open and honest: The beauty queen, 32, had undergone the cosmetic procedure at the start of her modelling career when she was just 17 years old

Open and honest: The beauty queen, 32, had undergone the cosmetic procedure at the start of her modelling career when she was just 17 years old

Rachael, a mother of two, later sought a second opinion after experiencing pain in her left breast and other symptoms she did not associate with her implants at the time.

She was told by a specialist last week that her left implant had in fact ruptured, meaning there was a hole and its contents were leaking out.

Rachael explained that her original MRI two years ago had detected the rupture, but the results were ‘read wrong to me’.

‘I’m excited and I’m also shaking with fear because the implant has been ruptured for so long we won’t know until after the operation just how much damage has been done,’ she added.

Fears: 'I'm excited and I'm also shaking with fear because the implant has been ruptured for so long we won't know until after the operation just how much damage has been done,' she said ahead of the procedure

Fears: ‘I’m excited and I’m also shaking with fear because the implant has been ruptured for so long we won’t know until after the operation just how much damage has been done,’ she said ahead of the procedure 

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