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Suturing Technique for Less Scars?

I'm getting a breast reduction. Is there a suturing technique that surgeons use that will leave me with the least amount of scarring? READ MORE

Is It Possible to Split Internal Stitches in the Breast After Reduction Surgery?

I am 33, 5'10 and had 900cc from EACH breast removed exactly one week ago. I wear a very light bra with some support per my MD's directions.... READ MORE

Breast Reduction. Wondering About Results Between Sutures or Staples?

M y PS prefers using staples to close B/R incisions - however, she does use just a few sutures in key places.. I'm curious about the pros and cons... 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

Breast Reduction - hole developed. Is this a splitting suture? (photos)

I'm exactly 3wks post BR. 36GG to a D cup. My incisions were closed until tonight. After a bath I noticed a hole with butter-like fluid draining once... READ MORE

Dissolvable Sutures and Breast ?

I am 8 days post-op healing nicely, but I can feel a few tips of the dissovable sutures around the areolae. The tips are tiny, hardly a millimeter. Is... READ MORE

I had breast reduction surgery 12 days ago, there is green puss coming out - should I be concerned? (photo)

Yesterday I noticed a hard suture sticking out just below my areola. Tonight it looks like there is green puss coming out, should I be concerned about... READ MORE

My Breast Reduction Surgery Was 1 Mo Ago & I'm Healing Very Well. A Clear Plastic Thread is Poking Out... What Should I Do?

I just noticed the thread, which resembles a fishline, poking out of my incision. I was removing a layer of scarguard & thought the little knot... READ MORE

How Is a Pull-Out Suture Different Than Solvable Sutures For Scar Tissue Concern?

My PS will give me a touch up procedure to remove some skin of my left breast. Hopefully, both of my breasts will look more similar. I had Monocryl... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Sutures Too Tight to Remove?

Had BR was told to have sutures removed 14-21 days afterwards. They are non absorbable continuous, basically told to get one end with knot cut and... READ MORE

It has been 7 days post op bilateral breast reduction surgery and it appears one of my sutures came out. (Photo)

The discharge appears yellowish green and I'm concerned with infection. There also appears to be bunching. Is this normal healing and should I contact... READ MORE

Is it common to have underling sutures come to the surface for Breast Reduction? (photo)

I had breast reduction surgery last year and required scar reduction surgery to repair where the underlying white suture erupted through the skin... READ MORE

Should I be worried? (Photo)

I had a breast reduction on Jan 13. 2 weeks ago my sutures were removed. Ever since my incision has opened up at the bottom of the T incision. I went... READ MORE

I had a breast reduction and am very happy with it (I had it done for back pain which is gone). My nipples are asymmetrical.

My MD ( who I like) said that a purse string type suture let go. He said it is a small matter to fix. Is it a low risk high benefit procedure or am I... READ MORE

7 weeks post op, I have a slight lump or bumpiness on my areola. Could it be sutures under the skin? (photo)

Had breast reduction about 7 weeks ago now and just a couple days ago noticied my right areola has a small bumps that formed above the nipple that... READ MORE

Does this suture stitches in my side look ok? (photos)

My surgeon said this suture stich will disolve and all will smooth out does it look ok READ MORE

I am 7 weeks post op breast reduction. I am still experiencing pain in both breasts. What could be the cause?

I have terrible pain under my suture on the left side. Ice helps relieve the pain. Is it possible to have shingles under the skin without any outward... READ MORE

I am on day 13 of recovery from my Breast Reduction. My suture had fallen off. Is this normal? (photos)

I woke up & my suture had fallen off where my cuts begin. My doctor told me the sutures will fall off & if they don't then he would take them off. I... READ MORE

7 week post breast reduction/lift and my wound is getting bigger and won't heal! What can I do? (Photo)

I'm 7 weeks post op and I had a reduction/lift and on the 2nd week I started having these two wounds at or near the sutures start getting bigger each... READ MORE

Are the skin folds under suture line, 1 week post op BR, normal? Are they permanent? (Photo)

1 week post op I had my bandages off but didn't get to see my new breast until I got home. Could have asked my PS if I had seen them at the... READ MORE

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