Open Wound + Breast Reconstruction Q&A
I have had issues starting at about 6 weeks out with it healing. A section about 6cm long and 2-3 cm deep had opened up. I was on a regimen of using... READ MORE
Hello, My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer back in april .They were sucessful removing it and followed it with radiation. She has since developed... READ MORE
Is It Concerning That an Incision from Breast Reconstruction Revision Came Fully Open? (Not Superficial) While Sleeping?
Not heavy lifting or massaging was involved. Woke up wondering why shirt was wet/soaked. Until in the bathroom with the light on did I learn why.... READ MORE
My ps advised i was doing well after he already debreaded appx 1/2 o 2 inches off left side on Aug 22 These are current photos as of today. My ps... READ MORE
I am concerned with incision. Two months out of reconstruction surgery. Incision looks infected and opening. READ MORE
What is the outcome/possibility of having a skin graft on an open 1.5" open wound left from necrotized skin? The complication was resulted from... READ MORE
I had a diep flap done due to having mastectomy to both breasts because breast cancer. I have problem that my body rejected soluble staples so now I... READ MORE
I had righ TE exchanged 12 days ago because I had an open wound and the TE was exposed. I am 12 days post-op and am in considerable pain and still... READ MORE
I had diep flap reconstruction about 8 weeks ago. I had an infection when leaving the hospital that caused an open wound. I fought the infection for... READ MORE
One month ago I had a tram breast reconstruction done to my left breast, now the left is breast underneath is open, Normal?
My left breast open up underneath, about 4 inches, I am putting the meds on as instructed by my doctor and keeping it clean is this normal.. READ MORE
Post preventative mastectomy reconstruction surgery - open wound not healing on right breast? What did I do wrong? (Photo)
Does this look okay? My left breast is perfect but the right one just isn't healing as well. Below is photos from week 1, 2, 3-4 & now week 5. It... READ MORE
What surgical options remain to someone who has had extensive flap surgery and still has a recurrence of pilonidal disease?
Hi. I have had a superior gluteal artery perforator flap 4 years ago which resolved a recurrent pilonidal sinus and a wound layed open by secondary... READ MORE
I have one breast that healed well and one that did not heal and the sutures burst and an open wound was treated and managed for 7 months following... READ MORE
Is my expander infected with Candida? 4 mths ago had BM due to LCIS L breast. Had immediate reconstruction w/implants.
The skin on the L breast was too thin and not healing, so L implant removed & expander inserted. Swab Cultures showed Candida. Took Fluconazol 1st... READ MORE
I had a PBM 4.5 weeks ago (BRCA1). I have open wounds. What are the possible consequences if I have to lift my son? (Photo)
I'm working on healing and I have had helpers since coming home from the hospital. Although my wounds are "healthy," I am running out of folks who can... READ MORE