Is It Common to Have a Suture Reaction in One Breast and Not the Other?
Doctor Answers (3)
It is certainly possible to have suture issues in one breast and not in the other. This could be irritation or "spiting" of sutures.
Suture reaction after breast surgery
Occasionally a patient may develop a suture reaction or stitch abscess in one breast and not the other. These are usually relatively minor problems that are readily treated.
Suture reaction in Breast Surgery
Yes, I have observed a suture reaction in one breast and not the other but this is a technical definition and it is more likely due to an exposed suture rather than a true "suture reaction".
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