Is It Common for Spots of Blood After Breast Reduction?
- Asked by kekeoc
- 1 year ago
my right breast it lightly bleeding under the breast a very bit, should i be worried?
Bleeding and Breast Reduction
It is not unusual to have minor bleeding after a breast reduction. If this bleeding persists or increases then you should seek the advice of your operating surgeon
Bleeding after breast reduction
First, you haven't indicated how long after breast reduction. It is normal to see small amounts of bleeding on gauze after the surgery but you should consult your plastic surgeon to insure that what you are observing is to be expected and not a complication.
Bleeding after Breast Reduction?
Thank you for the question.
Generally, it is best to run these type of questions by your plastic surgeon (given that it appears you are only recently out of your surgery). He/she is in the best position to advise you and is ultimately responsible for your care.
Based on your description, more than likely you are not experiencing a complication but best to check with your surgeon.
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