Wound + Breast Reconstruction Q&A
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
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
I am 16 days post op and am concerned about how my wounds look. We I saw the PS 2 days ago he cut off some black skin but scared that I'm not healing... 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
Large gaping wound on right breast. Saw er doc 10 days later sending me to a surgeon ASAP. What should I expect?
Wound is about 5-6 inches long and 2 inches deep so gaping it is about 4 inches wide. I did hit a blood vessel . Since the time and the damage of the... 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
Preparing for 2nd expander implant. Implant removed due to infection. Allowing wound to heal. How much massage (time a day). There is a concave to it... READ MORE