Breast Reduction Q&A
Hypertrophic + Breast Reduction
I had a breast reduction and suffered a pretty significant wound separation. Could this potentially be the reason for hypertropic scars? READ MORE
I had breast reduction surgery seven months ago, and I have hypertrophic scarring and keloids. I have had two sessions of injections with steroids,... READ MORE
I am 5 months post operative and a month or two ago experienced widening of the incisions, I am wondering if they look to be hypertrophic or keloid. I... READ MORE
I’m having a breast reduction in a month and am slightly worried about keloids - I haven’t gotten any before, but I also haven’t had surgery befor... READ MORE
Breast reduction and lift were approximately 3-4 months ago. Now I have a painful hypertrophic scar around my back. (Photo)
The scar is raised, red, and looks like a keloid one (though I have no other keloid scars on my body from any other surgery). It is painful to the... READ MORE
I am 7 months post op BR....recently i noticed that my scars have taken a turn for the worse. I went to see my PS to discuss my concerns, he gave me... READ MORE
My surgeon gave me kenalog injections to help with the hypertrophic scarring around my areolas. The scars flattened somewhat, but it spread to the... READ MORE
I am 5'0 tall. I am 17 years old and 140 pounds. I carry most of it in my chest, though. My measurements are 43.5-30-41. I just ordered 30JJ bras and... READ MORE
I am almost a year post breast reduction and I still have a significant amount of scarring? Will the scars ever fade?
Is this a Hypertrophic Scar or a Keloid? I have never had a keloid before or any problems with my skin healing. READ MORE
I had a breast reduction in March of 2014, a little over a year ago. I immediately noticed that my scars were thick and ugly. I was told that they... READ MORE
What is the safest method to treat the Hypertrophic Scarring resulting from my breast reduction? (photos)
The scars are sensitive and cause a burning sensation when clothing touch or at night (side sleeping ... resulting in skin to skin contact). Constant... READ MORE
I am 10 weeks post op from my breast reduction. I am happy with the results other than how my body is healing. My incisions are red, beefy, and... READ MORE
I had breast reduction surgery 2 months ago and developed hypertrophic scars under my breasts which are not only ugly but painful. My dr. Gave me... READ MORE
I am considering breast reduction surgery but I have a history of hypertrophic scarring. Does this rule me out?
I am 42 and have size DD/E breasts that are heavy and a bit saggy. I have never liked them; they have always made me feel self-conscious, ugly,... READ MORE
The skin on my breast below my nipples feels like leather and lacks sensation. Can anything be done to restore this?
I hate the results of my breast reduction. I have very uneven nipples. One is too high, the other too far to the side. The breasts are uneven. The... READ MORE
I'm 8 years post breast reduction and have hypertrophic scars. Should I have scar revision, or breast lift & implants? (Photo)
I had a breast reduction in 2008 and one year later I had my first child. My scars are hypertrophic and I've had multiple kenalog injections to... READ MORE