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Infection After Breast Reduction?

I had breast reduction surgery 6 months ago and everything went great. I am very pleased with the outcome and the healing went well. However, two... READ MORE

Will Medicare Cover Breast Reduction for a 60 Year Old?

Hi. I am a 60 year old female with OA, PMR and GCA. I've also had stents placed in the coronary arteries and angioplasty. I am a size 38DDD, could... READ MORE

I Am 9 Weeks Post Breast Reduction Surgery. I Have Experienced Quite a Few Post Operative Problems, Are They Normal? (photo)

I had separation and infection of the incisions and also a hematoma in the right breast. I now have tissue retraction bilaterally. The right side is... READ MORE

Had Wound Separation After Breast Reduction and Healing Very Slow with Infection, What Should I Do?

Im using a method called wet to dry with saline wash that was recommended by my doctor but I feel I'm healing slowly.Is there any other way to get... READ MORE

Very Swollen Upper Abdomen After Breast Reduction, 3.5 Months Post Op. What Should I Do? (photo)

Breast reduction was 1/17/12. Had allergic reaction to a medication given to me during surgery. I also had a bad infection at the incision site. I was... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Infection

I had breast reduction surgery 3 weeks ago and about a week ago I noticed a lot of green puss coming from under my tape, I was in no pain but called... READ MORE

Delayed Infection After Breast Reduction?

I had a breast reduction back in Oct. 09. It is April, 2010. A few days ago I noticed this little bump on my left breast appear. It is blackish blue... READ MORE

Is This Fat Necrosis, Infection, or Deep Suture Abscess? (photo)

I'm 7 weeks post bilateral breast reduction. Since post op week 3 I've been dealing with this infection. I've been on a round of Keflex and Bactrim... READ MORE

I'm Spitting a Stitch 18wks Post Op from a BR, and It's Infected. How Can I Treat It Until my PS Gets Back in Town? (photo)

I am 18 wks post op and spitting a stitch. My PS is out of town; I have an appt with him in 6 days. I visited my primary care manager in the mean... READ MORE

I Am Noticing a Nasty Odor Around the Nipple Graft Area, Could It Be Infected?

I had a breast reduction one and a half weeks ago. Although I shower daily and change the dressings, I am noticing an odor from the nipple graft area.... READ MORE

Breast Reduction - Are These Normal Breasts? (photo)

I had a breast reduction in Nov 2012 and I'm not happy with the results. I am just getting over an infection in my right breast. My breasts are both... READ MORE

E. Coli Infection After Breast Reduction?

Had breast reduction 4.5 wks. ago, started draining 2 wks. ago & incisions opened up in 3 spots. Told dr.'s asst. & she said I was ok just... READ MORE

Post Breast Reduction Surgery Infection?

I had bilateral breast reduction 3 weeks ago. Monday I noticed both breasts were red after a week of applying cocoa butter daily 24/7. However I had... READ MORE

Breast Reduction 8 Weeks Post Op - Awakened with Pain?

I had a breast reduction 8 weeks ago and after an infection in my right breast, I am now beginning to heal and feel better. I returned to work 1 week... READ MORE

Tinea Versicolor - Breast Reduction

Just curious to know if having tinea versicolor on my breast will effect healing after breast reduction. READ MORE

Breast Reduction 2 weeks ago, today the skin was peeling off my Areola, and I am bleeding. Is this an infection? (photos)

The skin is peeling off my breast, I have researched several things on google and Im not sure what to think or believe. I am back at work and today I... READ MORE

It's been about a month since my breast reduction. There is this one bit that just isn't healing. Is this normal? (Photo)

Overall I'm quite happy but I did have a few concerns. I was 30F pe op.. But I still fit into a 30E post op, is this due to swelling? Also, I have... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Infection?

I had a breast reduction. on 6/3. On 6/12 I had severe itching, redness, warmth starting around the incisions. Saw PS on 6/13. He thought I may have a... READ MORE

9 Days on Antibiotics, Several Irrigations of Betadine and Hibiclense, Still Purulent Drainage After Breast Reduction?

I am now 26 days post op breast reductions, did great first 14 days. then started infections. Purulent (no odor) drainage still coming back, PS wants... READ MORE

Does this scab under my breast look infected? I had a breast reduction two weeks ago and am very concerned! (photo)

The doctor told me to peel the surgical glue off and when I did a scab came off with it. The area is warm and red... READ MORE

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