Antibiotic + Breast Reconstruction

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Had DIEP Flap Surgery - Incision on Belly Splitting Badly

I had DIEP flap surgery 4 weeks ago, breasts are fine, some issues with the tummy incision. my incision started to separate 3 weeks later. saw my PS... READ MORE

I Had a Bilateral Mastectomy, and Antibiotics Don't Seem to be Helping an Infection, Options? (photo)

I had a bilateral mastectomy on 7/21/11. Tissue expanders were placed at that time. I am currently filled to 655ccs on the left and 705 ccs on the... READ MORE

After antibiotic for infected incision, my symptoms are back. What should I do? (photo)

2 months after breast reconstruction surgery my left breast had a pin size hole in the incision and was leaking clear yellow fluid. doctor put me on... READ MORE

How should I treat leaking at breast reconstruction incision site?

2 months after breast reconstruction surgery my left breast had a pin size hole in the incision and was leaking pus. the doctor put me on antibiotics.... READ MORE

After expander removal possible infection? Feels like my ribs are bruised, redness, edema and swelling (photo)

Double Mastectomy in February, expanders in place,within 5 days redness,swelling,low grade fevers started.Oral ABT taken Cipro Bactrim & Keflex for 2... READ MORE

After antibiotic for infected incision, my symptoms are back again this time with pain. What can I do? (photo)

2 months after breast reconstruction surgery my left breast had a pin size hole in the incision and was leaking pus. the doctor put me on antibiotics.... READ MORE

What is on and in my Right Breast? (photo)

My PS Has No Idea and Apparently 2 Radiologist, 2 Other PS and 1 Oncologist Have No Idea? Radiation done in 2006, Breast implants on both and... READ MORE

I Had Rt Mastectomy on 8/15. I Still Have a JP Drain?

I still have a JP drain that's putting out 100-110cc a day. Dr changed antibiotic a week ago. Is it normal to still have a JP drain READ MORE

Double masectomy due to brca1 had tissue expanders exchanged for implants 3 months ago I have cellulitus in left breast? (photo)

Been on iv antibiotics for 11 days but changed to stronger ones 2 days ago with definate improvement but they still say I could lose implant, I do not... READ MORE

Can it be an infection of te? (photos)

I had masectomy done with Te on march 31st. Temp 101 frm past 2 days. Took..2 tablets of antibiotic bactrim ysty My breast looks slight pink. I was... READ MORE

I developed Cellutitus post Mastectomy. Would you advise to continue taking antibiotics, or getting the tissue expander removed?

Five or six weeks after a bilateral mastectomy I developed cellutitus. The area was very red, but I did not have a fever or an elevated white count.... READ MORE

Can my implant be infected 3 years after surgery?

I had a bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction due to brest cancer almost 3 years ago. Sunday I went to sleep and I woke up with swolen breast (left)... READ MORE

16 year old implant infected?

Hi...I had reconstruction 16 years ago. Last night I noticed the whole radiated breast was extremely red and a little swollen, worse today. I went to... READ MORE

What does all this mean? No antibiotic? How does this affect my aggressive cancer level? (Photo)

I had a modified radical mastectomy no expanders or augmentation for stage 2 her2+ cancer on right breast. 3 wks since surgery and dr removed... READ MORE

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