should i call my doctor and let him know? what do you think i should do?
I Had Breast Lift with Implants Done on 05/18 I Noticed One of my Stitches Looks Open W/ Some Discharge, is This Normal?
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One of my Stitches Looks Open W/ Some Discharge
This could be trivial, as an extruding suture, or serious, as a fluid collection or seroma and this won't be solved on line. Call your surgeon.
Breast lift and discharge
Drainage is normal 1 or 2 days after the surgery but it is abnormal after that. There could be 2 problems. It could be a deep problem with a seroma pending infection in the breast or it could be a local rash into the deep stitch, which is splitting and will heal as the stitch is removed.
If you have some drainage and an open wound, you should probably touch base with your surgeon. Good luck.
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Yes, if you see an open area of your incision or have concerns in general, it is best that you contact your surgeon to take a look.
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