Recurring Bruises After Breast Reduction
- Asked by anon77 in lexington KY
- 3 years ago
I Had a Breast Reduction Three Weeks Ago and Almost All Bruising Went Away, Now Im Getting New Ones!! What is Happening?
I havent injured myself, Ive actually been really careful. Just when I thought the bruising was all gone, two fresh bruises(grayish purple) came up and the area is very hard underneath them. Just as FYI, I also have some open areas at the anchor incisions but the doctor put me on silvadene cream. I havent had a chance to call him about the new bruising though because its theb weekend. Should I be concerned?
New bruising after 3-4 weeks
It is unsual to get new bruising after 3 -4 weeks after a breast reduction. I would follow-up with your doctor.
New bruising 3 weeks after breast reduction
IT is unusual to start bleeding and brusing this long after surgery. You may want to see your surgeon and have your platelet count checked.
This may be due to inadvertent trauma,aspirin or other blood thinning medications.I would try some warm compresses to rid the area of bruising.Also do you have other areas of bruising or easy bleeding ie when you brush your teeth?This may indicate something else.
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