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Stitches Did Not Dissolve After Breast Reduction?

I had a Breast reduction May 19, 2009 and my doctor told me that he used dissolvable stitches. I assumed that by now being almost 8 weeks out that the... READ MORE

Breast Reduction - Oozing Hole?

Had a breast reduction in the spring. Had a small hole open along the scar, blood/pus etc. Kept it clean and it healed. Breast started to hurt/itch... READ MORE

How Long Will It Take Sutures to Dissolve After a Breast Reduction?

I am 5 weeks in and having a pain in my nipple. I am curious if it could be a stitch working its way out, or if it is something i should be worried about? READ MORE

Stitches Too Tight After Breast Reduction? (photo)

I'm 4 weeks post op and one of my breasts looks like it has 2 halves. The stitches from the nipple down look too tight and causes a crease in my... READ MORE

Is It Normal to Have Internal Stitches Push out of the Skin? (photo)

I am 3 weeks post op and just noticed some of my internal stitches are pushing there way out. I pulled one out thinking it was dry skin ( that is... READ MORE

Issues with Dissolvable Stitches

I had breast reduction surgery 13 years ago. For 2 years after surgery, I had several sites where the dissolvable stitches came to the surface of the... READ MORE

2 weeks post op, my nipple incision looks like it is dissolving stitches. Is this normal? (photos)

I got a breast red w/implant just under 2wk ago and unsure why the nipple incision Looks this way I have the " dissolvable" stitches and I did have... READ MORE

Lump along incision line after breast reduction. Is this possibly an undissolved stitch or scar tissue? (Photo)

I'm a little over 8 months post op. I noticed today a lump along my incision line - its not hard, but its not soft either, if that makes sense. I... READ MORE

Blister/pimple along scar line 12 weeks after breast reduction. Is this normal? (Photo)

I had my reduction at the end of June, and I still have dissolvable stitches which haven't dissolved yet and I have lumps along my scar lines because... READ MORE

Do I Take Pain Pills to Remove Stitches?

I have read alot of stories, on here. When it is time to remove the stitches around the areola and down the I take the prescription pain... READ MORE

Breast reduction dissolving stitches with tape Dr says I may be able to remove tape myself. How hard is it & how long do I wait?

I am having a breast reduction. My dr said he is using dissolving stitches with tape over the incision. I am from out of town. Dr said I can possibly... READ MORE

Stitches Sticking out After Breast Reduction Almost 1 Month Post Op?

I didn't realise what they where at first but now there is more of them I've realised I have several stitches sticking out my insisions. Mainly around... READ MORE

How long do you keep dressings after breast reduction?

I had my breast reduction on 9th October. I had it abroad so don,t have any post op checks. I had no drains and have soluble stitches. The advice from... READ MORE

Lollipop breast reduction, day 10. Yellowish substance forming over an open area. Could it be infected? (photo)

I had a "lollipop" breast reduction 10 days ago and had some sutures removed 1 week post op. About 2 days ago I noticed the stitches under my right... READ MORE

is it normal to feel dizzy, light headed and nauseous 1 week post op breast reduction/lift/skin graph?

I feel a bit dizzy and light headed and nauseous I kind of feel like I may pass out it just started I've felt fine all week but now this randomly... READ MORE

How long before I can travel after a Breast Reduction and lift?

I am travelling on a long flight (24 hours) on August 6th. I want to get the surgeries done before leaving, preferably on 19th or 20th of July. How... READ MORE

I Had Breast Reduction and I Want to Know if Something Like This Substance Normal? (photo)

I had breast reduction 2 weeks ago and I have healed pretty well. I got the stitches taken off yesterday but today I noticed that I have a white... READ MORE

Have I been stitched too tightly? (photo)

Hi, I am almost 4 weeks post op after having an implant change on my left side due to a contraction. I also have both nipples lowered so I am left... READ MORE

Recovery After Breast Reduction?

I would like some input with regards to recovery: -when will drains come out -when will stitches come out - when can i go back to work as cabin crew -... READ MORE

My Mum Keeps Asking Me How Many Stitches I Had in my Breast Reduction Surgery, Any Idea?

I don't know. I asked the nurse when I had my dressings changed and she said said, lots. Any idea? READ MORE

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