i've had a chin implant for 8 years now and i have bumped my chin on the external incision scar. my scar swelled as soon as i had the injury and it is now the next day and i have a lump that is just a bit smaller than pea sized. I don't think i have moved the implant (it looks normal) and i'm not in much discomfort, just the injury site is painful...what kind of damage may i have done?
Bump on chin implant scar?
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Injury long after chain implant surgery
most likely it's a small bruise with a fluid collection that is consolidated and firm. Go visit with your surgeon or another board-certified facial plastic surgeon who will examine U and provide you with better information then we can provide
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