Antibiotic + Breast Reduction

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I had my breast reduction 3 wks ago, a week ago my breast became reddish. No fever. Is this normal? (Photo)

I went to see the doctor a week after the redness appeared. It was just the right breast. He put me back on antibiotic. After taking the antibiotic... READ MORE

Help! Need to Heal Open Wound

I had my breast reduction on 4/5 and had this nasty open wound come under my left breast approaching 5 weeks post op. I am doing wet to dry dressing... READ MORE

Does this look like a normal post op breast reduction? (Photo)

I am 2 weeks post op. 2nd week had heavy leakage (clear discharge + blood) and right breast pain. Was told it was normal - from swelling. Tape removed... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Antibiotics?

Does everyone receives antibiotics medication after breast reduction? My Ps said i wont need them and only prescribed perkecet, is that ok? READ MORE

3 months post op of Breast Reduction and still have wound. Should I start another round of antibiotics? (photos)

I am 12 weeks post breast reduction and still having issues healing. I'm one week off this round antibiotics and I just started to become red, tender... READ MORE

6 wks post op breast reduction & I have small hole. How long will it take for it not to ooze infection & what can I do? (photos)

Been on antibiotics for 3 + weeks of that time, I now have a very small hole that oozes infection eeven though I am on day 5 of keflex (10 days keflex... READ MORE

I have a yellow, smelly discharge 2 weeks after Breast Reduction surgery. Is this normal?

I have recently discovered some smelly yellow discharge on the steri drips that have fallen off the incisions, 2 weeks afterbreast reduction surgery.... READ MORE

Can someone please help me? (photo)

My incision opened up 31/2 weeks after my breast reduction. I've kep it clean and covered and in a matter of 3 days it has gotten bigger. I've sought... READ MORE

Do post op wounds always have to close on their own after breast reduction? (photos)

After two months my separation finally closed. Just a week later my breast became red and hot to the touch. A pus filled blister formed and then... READ MORE

What should I do if antibiotics don't seem to be working on infection at T intersection 3 wks post Breast Reduction? (photo)

I had a breast reduction 2 weeks and 5 days ago was given 5 days antibiotics, 500 mg Keflex every 8 hrs. At 2 weeks 4 days I called the on call... READ MORE

I Had a Breast Reduction, Odor and Puss Coming From Incision?

The area from under the nipple where the stiches are is a black red colour with some puss. Today I noticed that there is a smell coming from it. I had... READ MORE

My doctor gave me SSD, a cream with silver in it to aid in the healing of my right breast nipple. Is this normal?

I had a breast reduction 3 wks ago. 1st week post op, I noticed the nipple was not healing well and there was some small drainage every day near the... READ MORE

At what point does a post-op incision infection need IV antibiotics?

I am two weeks and one day post op. My initial recovery has gone really well, and as time as gone on, I would have a little bit of seepage or... READ MORE

Incision opened up 5 weeks after breast reduction, healed and now new bruising has come up with swelling. Any suggestion?

It's been 2 months since my surgery for breast reduction - I had an incision open up on my left breast after 5 weeks & the specialist gave me a RX for... READ MORE

Infection 2 Weeks After Breast Reduction?

I had a breast reduction 2 weeks ago and have now developed an infection in one of them.. My dr put me on antibiotics but after two days of taking... READ MORE

Is this an infection? They are warm to the touch and red. (photo)

I had a infection from a hole a couple weeks back took antibiotics and it cleared up..but now this happening and am not sure what its about. Does it... READ MORE

I had a breast reduction in June. I have opened up on both breasts at the t section. How long will it take to heal?

I've been told to clean it twice a day with saline or warm salty water. I've also been putting jelonet on it and covered them with non stick gauze.... READ MORE

Probable Outcome and What Can Be Done for Surface Necrosis? (photo)

I'm 24 days post op, and just finished my second cause of anti biotics. I've been told I have surface necrosis with approx 5%loss on one side and 90%... READ MORE

Breast reduction 2 weeks post op. My right side has really bad sewing done on it. WIll it stay like that forever? (Photo)

Hi. I have a couple questions about my breast reduction. It has been 2 weeks and 2 days and I am still in really bad pain. I have a slight infection... READ MORE

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