What type of pads should I get?
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Pads to cover
Post operative dressings
It is common to have some drainage from breast reduction incisions for a few days or weeks post op. Most pharmacies have dressings, it doesn't have to be a specific brand, just something that provides padding and is absorbent. I tell patients to get old fashioned sanitary pads, not the newer ones with deodorant or a lot of plastic, they can provide the same padding but might be less expensive.
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