I had implant surgery (axillary incision) 4 weeks ago, and have tight cords running from my armpit down to my wrist. Is this AWS, is it common in breast augmentation surgery and what can I do about it?
Possible to Have Axillary Web Syndrome After Breast Implant Surgery?
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Axillary web syndrome?
Sometimes patients develop cords from superficial venous thrombosis and in most cases these respond to compresses and anti-inflammatories, but an exam is important, and I suggest you see your doctor.
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