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Is This Wound Separation?

I started noticing some yellow on the bottom of my breast incision. I also noticed some redness. I think it may be wound separation. HELP!? READ MORE

Is It Normal For Wounds To Still Be Leaking 6 Weeks Post Op? (photo)

I had breast reduction 6 weeks ago! But unfortunately I've developed some bad wounds! They leak daily & I still have to cover them with... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Post Op Wound Dehiscence - What Can I Do?

I am so scared.I had a breast reduct. 1 week ago.I was a 34F & asked to be a small D.The surgeon did a superior medial technique.I have a lollipop... READ MORE

After Breast Reduction, Experiencing Open Wound and Drainage. Should I Have Surgery to find Necrosis?

I had a breast reduction in November 2011. As of February 2012 I still have an open wound and fat neucrosis drainage. This occurs along the edge of an... READ MORE

Nipples to Feel Pain After 4 Months of Breast Reduction Surgery?

My nipple areas are the hardest to heal after the breast reduction surgery in early July. They are sore and painful. When I pinch the pain area, it... READ MORE

Open Wound After Breast Reduction?

I had my second breast reduction on May 14, 1st 30 yrs ago, when the surgeon took off tape after my10 day visit, I didn't notice until I got home that... READ MORE

How Long Until I Am "Out of the Woods" for Wound Separation?

I am 10 days post op. My tape has been removed and things look good so far. My question is how long after surgery does the potential complication of... READ MORE

How Can I Help the Large Open Wound on my Left Breast to Heal? Silvadene?

I had a breast reduction three weeks ago and my left side has a largpigpen wound it will not heal and it keeps getting bigger my right side feels like... READ MORE

Wound Dehiscence at 68 Days - is This Possible? How?

I have a small, circular opening along my vertical suture line of a breast reduction I had over 8 weeks ago. I'm young, in good health, and have... READ MORE

Opened Wound Got Bigger 6 Weeks Post BA; Any Suggestion?

I am 5 and a half weeks post breast reduction. I have an opened wound on my right breast for more than a week now and got bigger. I have been using... READ MORE

Lots of Small Wounds All Around Areola After Reduction. Will These Small Wounds Heal?

Two months ago I had the areola of my left breast reduced. A lot of scab has formed all around the areola and the scars are still red. My underwear... READ MORE

Wound Not Healing After Breast Reduction? (photo)

I am 4 weeks out on having a breast reduction. I have one breast that is healing perfectly and one that has a dime sized opening in the "T" spot. My... READ MORE

Why Is My Wound is Bleeding One Month After Breast Reduction? (photo)

I had a breast reduction on Feb 11, 2013. I have seen then been doing great but my one breast has wound on it that has recently started bleeding and... READ MORE

I Had a Wound That Was Hard to Heal and Now Seems Worse. Should I Be Do Something else? (photo)

I have a wound & after getting my stitches out seems worse. There seems to be separation between incision leaving openings. I can see tissue near... READ MORE

Small open wound in incision at the junction of the vertical scar and areola. (photo)

I am 7 weeks post op and still have a small open wound at the junction of the vertical scar and areola. My PS says that it was a stitch that was... READ MORE

Infection after breast reduction. What wound care do you suggest?

After my breast reduction I had open wounds under neath both breast and my surgeon said I reacted to tape and glue. I think it was infection. Like he... READ MORE

Skin opened up under the left breast and bleeding 3 weeks after the breast reduction surgery. (photos)

I had breast reduction done on Jan 31st. Both breasts were severely swollen towards the arm pits. I had fluid coming out under my left breast by the... READ MORE

Is my wound separation getting better or worse? (photos)

I am 3 weeks post op. I have a wound separation at the "T" under my right breast. My PS had me apply bacitracin and gauze for a week and then just... READ MORE

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