Swelling reappeared 8 days post-op (Breast aug). Should I be concerned?
400 mL silicone over the muscle mod plus profile. Surgery was 8 days ago. Sutures removed yesterday from inframammary fold. Today I am having increased swelling, tightness, and general full feeling of my breasts. Should I be concerned?
Doctor Answers (1)
- Call your plastic surgeon promptly.
- Swelling a week after surgery can be from doing too much or just taking a hot shower.
- But infections can develop around this time.
- They don't always cause fever, redness and pain right away.
- So - call your surgeon now. Best wishes.
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