Bubble skin on arm lift stitches, what are these? (photos)

I had arm lift surgery a week ago and I lifted my arms today to check under my armpit and saw these weird bubble skin things by my incisions what are these??? Do I have to be worried?

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Arm lift

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Those look like normal swelling and healing of the incisions which is temporary.Close follow up with your plastic surgeon is recommended.

Swollen tissue?

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Thanks for your question. There's no way for me now what the cause is just by looking at a picture, but if I had to guess - it looks like swollen tissues with suture material in between. To address your concerns so soon after surgery, I recommend you bring this up with your plastic surgeon. Congratulations on your new arms! Best wishes on the rest of your healing. Dr. ALDO

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