Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Wound + Breast Reconstruction
I had skin sparing bilat mast, breast recon with TEs. 1 week later had reaction to surgical tape. PS said remove tape. I did so and discovered tissue... READ MORE
Surgeon treated with 3% peroxide and said it would scab over and then slough off. Should I be worried. No fever present. READ MORE
In 3 directions (sup, lateral, inf to nipple, + lateral nipple) it looks the same as when a blister bursts and new skin is exposed-- raw with... READ MORE
Dehiscence of Abdominal and Breast Wounds Following Diep Flap Surgery and Possible Link to Ehlers Danlos Syndrome?
Wounds started dehiscing at 2-3 wk post op.Told to Silvadine all wounds but ab eventually had to be packed. I'm 9 wks post op.Ab wound is 3 cm... READ MORE
I had double mastectomies with immediate reconstruction,strattice and silicon implants 10 weeks ago.5weeks after my op the skin flaps on my right... READ MORE
I had a bilateral mastectomy with implant reconstruction approximately 6 weeks ago. Due to poor wound healing I underwent a further recision 7 days... READ MORE
Bilateral skinsparing mastectomy/reconstruction using Alloderm. Big difference between left & right wound. Is it normal? (Photo)
4 weeks post-op. My cancer was in left breast and they also removed 4 lymph nodes. Last week my PS had to remove 30 cc from left expanders and also... READ MORE
Can Anti-estrogen medications have a effect on delayed wound healing? Can this medication be affecting my healing process?
After stage 1 reconstruction of radiated breast tissue, I had a incision refusing to heal for 2 months. With the second stage surgery approaching I... READ MORE