I Had a Breast Augmentation 7 Weeks Ago and Now I Have Harden and Lumps Under the Incision, Normal?
- Asked by moe123 in Glendale, CA
- 2 years ago
The lumps are not visible. But if i press on the breast i can feel it. Is this mormal?
Breast Augmentation - 7 Weeks Ago; Lumps Under Incision
With the understanding that you need to talk to your own PS about this, it sounds like this is a fairly normal part of the healing process. You may be feeling inflammation and swelling around some of the deep sutures, early (and temporary) scar tissue itself, backed up venules (small veins) etc - all of which typically resolve well over time. In the absence of significant pain, or redness, fever, drainage, and so on, it sounds like it is reasonably typical and not necessarily a source of concern. Again, though, you need to touch base with your PS about this.
I hope that this helps, and good luck,
Web reference: http://www.bodysculpture.com
Breast augmentation and incision issues
Usually the scar is its firmest and most red at 6-8 weeks. What you may be feeling are the deep sutures under the skin that in the majority of cases dissolve. If concerned, see your doctor to make sure.
Hard lumps under Breast Augmentation Incision may be Mondor's Disease-bening but see your doctor.
Suture lines after Breast Augmentation can have small firm areas caused by deep sutures which will eventually dissolve.
However hard lumps beneath the incision on the chest wall may be small blood clots in the veins, a condition called Mondor's Disease.
It is a benign condition usually self limited and will go away. Typically it responds to warm soaks and Aspirin.
However you should definitely see your doctor for an exam.
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Lumps in scar line from breast augmentation
You are going through the inflammatory phase of the healing process so at this point the lumps would be normal. This should go on to heal. If you continue to have difficulty, then see your plastic surgeon who can evaluate and determine whether there is a problem of underlying etiology.
Yes this normal
The lumps are the sutures that are deep in the tissue. They are associated with scar tissue around the area. This will soften and absorb; very normal.
Web reference: http://www.sanfranciscocosmetic-surgery.com/
Lumps in breast augmentation incision
This is part of the normal healing process. Where the breast tissue and or skin is sutured together ther's a little firmness called the healing ridge. This will flatten and soften over several weeks as you heal. Depending on the sutures used or even on the individual, the body can react more to the sutures and create small lumps called suture granulomas.
Lumps along Breast Incision
This sounds like a normal healing process. You should ask your surgeon about scar management at you next visit
Firmness Under the breast after Augmentation
It is very normal to have some degree of firmness under the breast incision - especially several weeks after the procedure. This is likely due to the closure of the incision and the scar tissue that forms around this. Over time, and with some massage, this will soften and improve. Follow up with your surgeon and ensure that there are no other causes that could be associated.
Best of luck,
Vincent Marin, MD
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
Web reference: http://www.marinaesthetics.com/breast-augmentation/
Breast Augmentation Scars
Thank you for the question.
You are likely feeling scar tissue deep to the incision line. This is very normal at this stage in your recovery and should soften up over the course of the next several months/year.
Of course, as always, it is best to be examined in person by your plastic surgeon for definitive diagnosis and advice.
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