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I have multiple stitch abscesses. What's the best way to treat & will they leave terrible scars? (photo)

(Bilateral lift & aug in left) I'm 6 wks post-op. 3 wks ago a bump formed on my right areola, filled with pus, drained, and scabbed. Another then appeared on my left areola, and several more have started forming since. Also one on my right crease incision, & another on the breast above it. My PS saw me last week when there were only 2 and told me to come back in 2 weeks if they hadn't healed to remove the the stitches. Gauze and band-aids stick to the wounds and reopen them. Why are so many forming & how can I help them heal?

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I have multiple stitch abscesses. What's the best way to treat & will they leave terrible scars?

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Aggressive wound care daily plus IPL therapy, and possible PRP wound infusion. But once these "suture abcesses" form the healing usually leave some scars.//

Miami Plastic Surgeon
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