Is this infection? (Photo)

I had my surgery 3 weeks ago. Today I noticed that my armpit hurts and is swollen a bit. I had inframmary incision. Is this infection or something else?

Doctor Answers 1


From the photos, this does not look like infection.  If you had infection, it would likely manifest closer to the incision site and would show signs of redness, swelling, warmth and drainage.  You may also get fevers.  I would follow up with your surgeon for an exam.

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