Breast Reduction Q&A
Gauze + Breast Reduction
My Plastic Surgeon Told Me to Wear One of my Underwire Bras over the Gauze 4 Days Post Breast Reduction. Is This Okay?
It's been 6 days since my breast reduction. On the 4th or 3rd day, my plastic surgeon told me to bring one of my bras to wear over the gauze and he... READ MORE
Hey. I had a breast reduction 5 weeks ago and I have had a slight split were the T cut is! At first it was abit gammy but now it's just... READ MORE
Had br on Oct 29th. I had drains, removed before I went home. Steri strips used. No oozing or blood on gauze. two week check up, Steri strips replaced... READ MORE
I had a breast reduction 3 1/2 weeks ago. About a week after surgery I started getting a wound under my breast where the inverted T met. My doctor... READ MORE
Breast Reduction 9 weeks post op and another hole appears. It's oozing a little blood stained fluid. Should I be worried?
I had my reduction done 9 weeks ago but had problems with healing as immune suppressed . Holes are healing slowly but have just found another area... READ MORE
How long on average does a wound this size take to heal. And how long after starting treatment should I expect to see any changes. I started teating... READ MORE
Had BR on 12/23 I wanted to see the result but the gauze seems to be kind of stuck to the incisions and I am scared to just pull it off. I have drains... 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 had a breast reduction almost 6 weeks ago...at 2.5 weeks, I applied polysporin to the incision to help with it sticking to my gauze. It got infected... READ MORE
I've had a BR from a 36H to approx DD cup (yet to be measured). I was told no bras just vest top with gauze inside for x2wks. I am now in post op... READ MORE
I had a breast reduction 3 weeks ago then had to go back into surgery to remove a large hematoma one week ago. My surgeon put in stronger stiches so... READ MORE
I am 3 weeks post op and had my staples removed after 11 days post op. During the removal some of my areola came off with the steristrip I was told to... READ MORE
I had a breast reconstruction almost 4 weeks ago. My left nipple has healed wonderfully, but my right nipple has had much more scabbing. Just... READ MORE
My left nipple is leaking and looks weird. When I take the gauze off it starts bleeding. Is it infected? READ MORE
I've been using silver sulfadaizine since 1/13/2015. I seen my doctor 1/27 & she said I could stop using it in a week. Today marks one week. I am... READ MORE
I had a breast reduction/life July 9,2015 around 12 days after my reduction one of my stitches opened on both breast. One side is healing very well... READ MORE
I'm on my 3rd post op day from having my breast reduction and I've recently noticed that I feel as if I'm having an allergic reaction around my... READ MORE
04/1/15 had surgery, experienced blisters sterile strips are off. my routine is neosporin daily after cleaning with peri oxide , allow the breast to... READ MORE
I have an opening under my breast. I was told it was 9 cm deep and they are packing it with gauze soaked in betadine I believe it's called. however... READ MORE
Should I have my plastic surgeon remove the suture knots? Will it cause more drainage and will I still need gauze everyday?
I had breast reduction surgery about 5 weeks ago. I have had several white plastic suture knots come to the surface. By last week, most of the knots... READ MORE