Hello, 3 weeks ago afther my gynecomastia operation the beginning of the incision is starting to pull inside(it's making a litlle well, it's not open) also around the litlle well a dark brown colour is forming(see picture) Any experiences?
Dark Brown Colour Around Scar, 3 Week Afther Gynecomastia? (photo)
Doctor Answers 4
Hyperpigmentation any gynecomastia excision is not uncommon in should fade as the inflammation subsides.
Patients with darker skin sometimes respond to trauma with hyperpigmentation as an accompaniment to inflammation in the healing wound. Most often this will fade over time.
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Dark Brown Colour Around Scar, 3 Week Afther Gynecomastia?
Appears as some bleeding in the subcutaneous tissue associated with healing. This should resolve in time.
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