My left nipple is really bruised but my right is fine. Do you know what causes one to bruise so bad and one not to? Its not uncomfortable or painful and incisions/glue look fine. I'm one week post surgery today. Anything to bw concerned about? My dr is gone for the holiday so I could make an appointment with his partner if you think ita cause for concern. I'm not worried, but my husband is sure my nipple is going to fall off :)
My left nipple is substantially bruised. Should I be concerned? (photo)
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My left nipple is substantially bruised. Should I be concerned?
Yes be concerned! See the "covering" doctor just for peace of mind. The issue could be nothing or it could be impending necrosis, can not diagnose via the internet.///
One nipple bruised, the other is not.
If you develop more swelling, or if the color of the nipple/areola turns darker or grayish, you may be having more bleeding or circulation impairment to the nipple. If this occurs, schedule a recheck sooner, whether or not your surgeon is available. Best wishes! Dr. Tholen
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