Looks Great but Ouch any helpful ideas? - Andover, KS

I am 2 weeks and 1 day post op and I am on fire...

I am 2 weeks and 1 day post op and I am on fire and have been for 4 days I feel like I have been rubbed down with sand paper or sunburnt raw I have read review after review on here no one else is speaking of it but the dr says its normal has anyone else had this and how long does this last? I was great my first week only took one pain killer my 2nd day but now want the whole bottle


I'm sorry you're experiencing a tough recovery. So, your skin all over your body feels like that? That's a new one on me. You might want to go ahead and post a question to doctors here on RealSelf and see if you can get feedback from them. Please keep us updated on how you're feeling!

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Not my whole body just my chest from under my neck to under the incisions and out to under each arm I will try post to the drs, new to here so trying to learn how it works Thank you for the suggestion

3 weeks and 2 days and still struggling its almost...

3 weeks and 2 days and still struggling its almost as if my skin has become extremely irritable I would agree with hypersensitivity . I go into my Dr on Monday praying for a change soon.


I started to feel like that about 5 days post-op, but only on my breasts. It was horrible! It did feel better to wear a light weight sports/sleeping bra. I asked my PS about it, and he said it was normal and should only last for about 4-5 days but could last longer too. He said it was all the nerves reacting to the surgery and that it was actually a good sign that there wouldn't be any permanent damage to the nerves as a result of the surgery. He also said that as long as I'm feeling it in both sides, don't have a sudden increase of swelling on one or both sides, no rash, and don't have a fever, that I shouldn't worry. You should definitely talk to your PS about ALL of your concerns, no matter what advice you are given on this site. Everyone is different and no 2 surgeries are the same, and peace of mind will probably come from talking directly with him. Good luck and I hope the rest of your recovery is smooth!
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It's been 3 months and I was finally starting to...

It's been 3 months and I was finally starting to feel normal I was put on nerve pills for awhile and have been off of them since the beginning of the month I still change my mind about them but less then befor from I hate them to I love them to their to big to they are to small one thing I have thought the whole time is the lift I wish they would have done it they said I was on the edge of needing one well I went over the chest cavity with sicone they look natural but naturally 60 when I am only 37 they look good in a bra now I have a capsulary contracture they said if it would have happened in the first month they wd have thought it was a bleeder but since I am 3 months out they said I must have had a cold that settled in my chest I now have to go back in to let them cut the capsulary and go threw all of this again and now I have a bigger risk of getting another one how long do I have to worry about a cold contracting my breasts forever? A few months? I have 3 kids I am always around the possibility of a cold. These are things I wish I knew before

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