im 4weeks post op had a wound separation 2nd week after surgery along with infection my surgeon put me on antibiotics(keflex) but one side of my breast is warm is this normal?
Is It Normal To Have Warm Area on Breast After Reduction?
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Breast reduction infection?
With your history and a description of localized “warmth” I would assume you have an infection until proven otherwise. Request evaluation by your surgeon ASAP.
Warm breast after reduction
Warmth, redness, tenderness, draininge and fevers can all be signs of an infection. I would call your plastic surgeon to make sure that nothing is wrong.
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