I Had Breast Augmentation a Year and a Half Ago, and One of the Inframammary Scars is Red, Raised, and Very Painful? (photo)
- Asked by Chrissy3912
- 1 year ago
I had breast augmentation 1.5 years ago. Following the procedure, one of the inframammary incisions never healed like the other. The other incision is virtually invisible. The incision is red, raised, extremely sensitive to touch, and much longer than the other incision. I went back to the Dr. once and he revised it under a local anesthetic. It is now worse than before. What should I do? Should I seak out another surgeon to fix this?
It is a bit unusual for one scar to do well and the other not to do so. Compression, silicone sheeting, silicone topical cream may have been helpful.
Red scars after breast augmentation
The red raised scar in the fold is a hypertropic scar that over time will respond to scar massage, silicone sheeting, or creams. The revision was a good try, however it does back up the healing cycle and start the process all over.
Web reference: http://www.peterejohnsonmd.com
Breast scar hypertrophy
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