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Wound Opening Sensation when Swallowing or Breathing Hard?

I have a 15cm wound across my chest after excising 2 keloid and a cyst. On 3Rd week after the surgery, I am experiencing wound opening sensation and pain, when I swallow or breath hard. I checked the wound under the pico dressing. The surface of the wound is clean and intact. Why and what caused the sensation. Is it serious?

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Wound opening sensation

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Hi PatriciaP.  It does not sound like anything dangerous is happening.  I suggest you see your plastic surgeon and discuss your symptoms with him or her. Good luck

Richmond Plastic Surgeon
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