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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How Can Breast Reduction Infection Be Avoided?

I've heard of a few people who has gotten really bad infections. How can ALL of that be avoided? 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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