Wound + Breast Reconstruction

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Tissue Necrosis After Breast Reconstruction. I Would Rather Be Flat Than Look Like This? (photo)

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

Infection at Wound Site Following Mastectomy, Should I Worry?

Surgeon treated with 3% peroxide and said it would scab over and then slough off. Should I be worried. No fever present. READ MORE

8 Days S/p Nipple-sparing Mastectomy; Skin Next to Areola is Bright Pink/sloughing?

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

Is wound breaking down? (photos)

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

Wound healing breast. Is there any chance that this can heal? (Photo)

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

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