Have I got a infection after breast reduction op?

Had op 4wks ago one suture wound looks a bit yellow have I got infection its a bit tender to touch

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infection after breast reduction op?

Congratulations on having undergone the breast reduction procedure. At this point, the most common cause for small wounds like what you describe is a stitch abscess. These small wounds tend to drain and then go on to healonce the stitch "spits". I would suggest that you follow up with your plastic surgeon who will be in the best position to diagnose the cause of your wound and treated appropriately.

Best wishes.

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