i had surgery 2weeks ago and still there is a lot of bruising (discoloration) and some lose skin around the aerola. can a massage be done to make the skin firm? also the left aerola seems to be folding inside a little bit (it seems there is a kind of small hole when i touuch the area. what can be done?
How To Improve Recovery of Gynecomastia 2 Weeks Post Op?
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Early post op gynecomastia
At two weeks post-op it is a bit early in terms of recovery. You may have alot of swelling at thispoint. As for depressions that you feel, it really depends upon what was done. Sometimes with direct excision of tissue through an incision this may occur. Give it time to heal. If you have concerns, speak with your surgeon.
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Gynecomastia Surgery Recovery?
Thank you for the question.
At this point in your recovery there is not much that you can do that will significantly change the recovery process. Swelling, bruising, “folding”, “small holes” will require time to improve. In regards to specific modalities such as massage it would be best for you to check with your plastic surgeon to get his/her OK prior to implementing.
Again, at this stage patience is required.
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