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Incision Looks Infected 3 Weeks After Breast Lift- Opinion? (photo)

Hi there, I need some advise on my breast. I had surgery oct 14 th, 2011 (almost 3 weeks ago), My incision doesn't look good, they getting worst.... READ MORE

Avoiding Infection at Surgical Incision Sites

Hello. I am scheduled to have a breast lift within two weeks (!) and I was wondering what is the best way to avoid infection. When you check out these... READ MORE

Infected Incision After a Tummy Tuck, Doctor Showed Me How to Clean but Should I be Worried?

I am 3 weeks post op from a breast lift with implant, tummy tuck and lipo of the flanks. I had to see my Dr yesterday because i noticed the middle of... READ MORE

Shower After Breast Lift and Absorbable Stitches? Afraid Of Infection; Should I Do A Sponge Bath Instead?

I done a breast lift and implant before 4 days my doctor said that I can shower, but I'm worried and scared that I will get an infection, can I... READ MORE

Should I Be Worried- Small Infection After Breast Uplift? (photo)

I am 8 weeks post op (implants and uplift) and this morning I noticed a little raised red lump on part of my scaring, I left it and when I returned... READ MORE

Scaly and Yellow Discharge from my Aereola and Incisions, I Had Breast Lift 5 Months Ago? (photo)

I had breast lift 5 months ago , they had to remove the stitches since I had an incision that was not healing. Now I notice that my aereola is crusty... READ MORE

Infection 14 Days After Vertical Breast Lift and Implants?

Last night (Monday) I noticed that my incisions were dark pink almost red. My breasts were a little more swollen than normal. Note: I just finished my... READ MORE

Could This Be a Sign of Infection? (photo)

I had a breast lift 18 days ago, when I removed the steri tapes 2 weeks into recovery I noticed a small thread coming out of the intersection under... READ MORE

Possible Areola Infection? (photo)

Hello, I am eleven days post-op from a mastopexy with augmentation. Today, I noticed that my left areola is not looking too great. I am worried this... READ MORE

Does Smoking Increase the Chances of Staph Infection Following Bilateral Mastectomy?

Had a bilateral mastectomy 4/10/12 with expanders placed at the same time. Developed a severe staph infection in both breasts requiring 4 weeks of... READ MORE

Dark Circles on my Breast from an "Infection" - Can Surgery Change This?

I have ALWAYS had breast that sagged a couple of years ago after I had kids I went to the family doctor and I asked him about some marks that were on... READ MORE

2 Weeks Post-Op Breast Lift, Stuff Coming from the Incisions, One Breast is Larger Than the Other, What Could be Wrong

Breast lift, day 15th. Had allergic reaction to bandages in day 10th. Day 12th till now, there is stuff coming from the incisions. The wounds are not... READ MORE

Hematoma Draining by Itself Through Incision. Worried About Infection?

I had a breast lift (no augmentation) & developed a hematoma 2 weeks after surgery. An ultrasound revealed 21cc of blood in one breast. My PS said... READ MORE

Infection After Breast Lift?

I am 15 days post op and had a lollipop lift on my left breast which doesn't look as though it is healing. It looks like the wound has separated... READ MORE

Will I Have to Pay for Correction As Nipples Are to High and Scars Are Really Bad? (photo)

I had a breast uplift 7 months ago. My body rejected the sutures and I had several infections in the incisions above both my nipples. I have been left... READ MORE

My Breast Would Looks Infected? (photo)

I have contacted surgeon sent him pics, he said antibiotic ointment and gauze this is keeping it gooy.... It's looking worse... I'm very scared I will... READ MORE

Second Infection 7 Years Post BL/BR/BA, Now What?

7 years ago I had a BL/BR/BA that failed miserably.I'm a non-smoking healthy 43 yr.old female. In December 2011, I had BA/BL/BR to correct prev.... READ MORE

Can a Expander That is Too Large Cause Infections?

I am a 34 B had a Bi-lateral Mastectomy and have had infection for 3 weeks. I've been on antibiotic since my surgery. READ MORE

Do I have an infection? (photo)

I had a breast reduction breast lift 23 days ago. I have been spotting yellow fluid from this side for about one week now. But today I noticed there... READ MORE

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