6 week post op breast reduction. I developed a cyst on my left breast underneath nipple. Need a second opinion! (Photo)
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"Cyst" after breast reduction surgery
I am going to agree with you that this appears to be a wound separation (dehiscence) rather than a "cyst". There really isn't a "cyst" that would develop in this scenario. Of course, I am looking at photos rather than an in person exam. I would disagree with the previous post to keep this "clean and dry". It should be kept covered and hydrated with appropriate dressings to provide a "green house" for you to encourage growth of new skin cells over this area. I can't comment at this point whether I would advise more your surgeon right now. I would need an in person exam for that. I will say that right now the breast looks a little tight to go back to surgery immediately. You will need to listen to the advice of your surgeon. If you are uncomfortable with that advice, seek a second opinion. There are plenty of excellent board certified plastic surgeons in the Atlanta area. Good luck!
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