Is it normal for there to be active bleeding after the surgeon removed the surgical tape from my areolas? (photo)
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Some blood / bleeding after removal of surgical tape
In general, a little blood (or a little bleeding) is not uncommon after removal of surgical tape or steri-strip tape. The incisions are fresh and although relatively healed, still may mave some raw edges that ooze a little, especially after removing tape. Your surgeon and his/her team is the best resource you have, so don't hesitate to get in to see him or his nurse if you are still concerned.
You're probably ok.
Areola Incision Healing
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