Is it normal for one breast to be more swollen than the other two weeks post op? (Photo)
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Swelling in one breast after surgery
2 weeks post op, some advices:
Its early to talk about results.
In my practice, after performing a BA I recommend to my patients to limit the movement of the arms for two weeks. After that, you can move your arms taking care and always with common sense.
In this regard, it's not advisable to carry heavy weights to prevent the implant out of position, and allow the formation of the physiological capsule around the implant, also to avoid pain and breast swelling.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol.-
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With any concerning changes or new bruising, close follow up with your board certified plastic surgeron is critical. Best of luck, MMT
Swelling like this is not normal
Breast Implants / Breast Augmentation/ Cohesive Gel Implants / Silicone Implants / Revision Breast Surgery
Since there has been a change in your post op course, I would recommend that you follow up with your plastic surgeon so he/she can examine you and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan at this time.
The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.
Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative breast surgery.
Best of luck!
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Director-Beverly Hills Breast and Body Institute
Is it normal for one breast to be more swollen than the other two weeks post op?
Please see her plastic surgeon for examination and possible ultrasound to make sure there is no bleeding inside the breast implant pocket.
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