Antibiotic + Breast Reduction

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Help! Need to Heal Open Wound

I had my breast reduction on 4/5 and had this nasty open wound come under my left breast approaching 5 weeks post op. I am doing wet to dry dressing... READ MORE

Does this look like a normal post op breast reduction? (Photo)

I am 2 weeks post op. 2nd week had heavy leakage (clear discharge + blood) and right breast pain. Was told it was normal - from swelling. Tape removed... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Antibiotics?

Does everyone receives antibiotics medication after breast reduction? My Ps said i wont need them and only prescribed perkecet, is that ok? READ MORE

Infection 2 Weeks After Breast Reduction?

I had a breast reduction 2 weeks ago and have now developed an infection in one of them.. My dr put me on antibiotics but after two days of taking... READ MORE

Can someone please help me? (photo)

My incision opened up 31/2 weeks after my breast reduction. I've kep it clean and covered and in a matter of 3 days it has gotten bigger. I've sought... READ MORE

At what point does a post-op incision infection need IV antibiotics?

I am two weeks and one day post op. My initial recovery has gone really well, and as time as gone on, I would have a little bit of seepage or... READ MORE

3 months post op of Breast Reduction and still have wound. Should I start another round of antibiotics? (photos)

I am 12 weeks post breast reduction and still having issues healing. I'm one week off this round antibiotics and I just started to become red, tender... READ MORE

Do post op wounds always have to close on their own after breast reduction? (photos)

After two months my separation finally closed. Just a week later my breast became red and hot to the touch. A pus filled blister formed and then... READ MORE

I Had a Breast Reduction, Odor and Puss Coming From Incision?

The area from under the nipple where the stiches are is a black red colour with some puss. Today I noticed that there is a smell coming from it. I had... READ MORE

Probable Outcome and What Can Be Done for Surface Necrosis? (photo)

I'm 24 days post op, and just finished my second cause of anti biotics. I've been told I have surface necrosis with approx 5%loss on one side and 90%... READ MORE

Is this an infection? They are warm to the touch and red. (photo)

I had a infection from a hole a couple weeks back took antibiotics and it cleared up..but now this happening and am not sure what its about. Does it... READ MORE

What should I do if antibiotics don't seem to be working on infection at T intersection 3 wks post Breast Reduction? (photo)

I had a breast reduction 2 weeks and 5 days ago was given 5 days antibiotics, 500 mg Keflex every 8 hrs. At 2 weeks 4 days I called the on call... READ MORE

Breast Reduction: Recurrent Infections Despite Following Correct Protocol?

Within 2 weeks of BR I developed an enterococcus infection and 2 holes in the scars on each breast. All the typical symptoms. Given antibiotics,... READ MORE

My doctor gave me SSD, a cream with silver in it to aid in the healing of my right breast nipple. Is this normal?

I had a breast reduction 3 wks ago. 1st week post op, I noticed the nipple was not healing well and there was some small drainage every day near the... READ MORE

I had a breast reduction in June. I have opened up on both breasts at the t section. How long will it take to heal?

I've been told to clean it twice a day with saline or warm salty water. I've also been putting jelonet on it and covered them with non stick gauze.... READ MORE

I have just been diagnosed with mastitis 4-1/2 months post breast reduction, should a biopsy be done after antibiotics?

Is a MRI the only source of being sure this is cleared up after antibiotics are administered? Should a biopsy be done also? READ MORE

6 wks post op breast reduction & I have small hole. How long will it take for it not to ooze infection & what can I do? (photos)

Been on antibiotics for 3 + weeks of that time, I now have a very small hole that oozes infection eeven though I am on day 5 of keflex (10 days keflex... READ MORE

Is this a yeast infection and does it go away on it's own or do I need to call PS for meds? (Photo)

I was 4 wks 10/9/14. For the 3 wks I was told by my PS to use Bactitracin antibiotic ointment which I have been doing. This rash and redness comes and... READ MORE

I had Breast Reduction with lift and now my incision has opened. How long does it take before improvement is seen? (photos)

I saw my ps on day 13 and he told me this is common due to the lack of blood supply to the area along with tension. He said clean with soap and water... READ MORE

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