Very Nervous! I'm 8 Days Post Op, and I Have Some Pinkish Coloring Under my Left Breast.
- Asked by Ashez2023
- 1 year ago
I wasn't feeling much pain, but my left breast is very tender on the side by my armpit. I have 355cc in my left and 375cc in my right. I have an inframory incision under the muscle. It seems to be healing completely different from my right breast. I saw my ps on Thursday and he told me it looked like dilated blood vessels. I have another apt on tue, but I want to know if that is to far away? Could it be an infection? I'm super paranoid!
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Pinkish Coloring Under my Left Breast
Seeing your surgeon is the best approach. Neither redness nor tenderness is uncommon, and usually do not mean infection. But there is no way that I can give your reassurance without an in person exam, and your surgeon can do that.
Thank you and best wishes.
Does pink color mean infection?
I can appreciate your concern, but without an examination there is no way to offer you advice. If the pink color or the tenderness increase, or if you start running a fever call your PS right away.
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