Small Bruise on Breast 5 Wks Post Breast Augmentation Surgery?

Had submuscular silicone breast augmentation 5 1/2 weeks ago & have been extremely pleased! Minimal discomfort since day one. Yesterday I noticed a sore/burning sensation in my left breast - which has gotten better - but tonight I see a light bruise in that breast next to my areole. No noticeable swelling & shape is the same. I have my 6-wk post op appt in 5 days. Should I be concerned & go sooner? It's now Friday night, so not much to do at this point. Started mild cardio 4 days ago. Thoughts?

Doctor Answers 2

Mild bruising

Difficult to make any assessments without an exam.  I would recommend you see your Plastic Surgeon the next day.   At the very least, it will give you peace of mind.  Good luck.

 

Hello

Having bruising five weeks post surgery sounds a little different...I would call to be seen earlier better be safe then sorry.

Stuart B. Kincaid, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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