I am 2 weeks post right breast reduction. I have a small hole under the breast at the juncture of T.
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Wound Healing at Junction of T After Breast Reduction Surgery
If the area so kept clean and dry with regular dressing changes, things should progress nicely. However, the things you should be concerned with are: sudden increase in swelling and pain, increased redness around the #incision, an oral temperature greater than 100.4 and drainage that is think yellow or green in color or if it is foul smelling. If any of these occur, you need to contact your surgeon immediately. If none of this apply to your current situation and you still have concerns, please make sure keep your appointments with the surgeon that performed you breast reduction surgery. Congratulations and best wishes!
Open Area Under Breast
The area you are describing is a common issue with wound healing after a breast reduction. Depending on the size of the open area it may heal on its own. Be sure to clean it daily and dry it well, and apply a gauze to collect any drainage and protect your bra/clothes. You should be checking in with your operating surgeon and updating them if the area worsens. Good luck!
Delayed Healing Concerns
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Breast reduction. I have a small hole under the breast at the juncture of T.
Congratulations on having undergone the breast reduction procedure; based on your photographs, you are healing nicely and should have a very good outcome. These types of small superficial wounds are not uncommon; they tend to occur at the junction of incision lines and usually heal within one to two weeks.. Sometimes, there is an underlying suture that can be removed to expedite healing.
Always best to let your plastic surgeon know about questions/concerns; it is not a "bother". Plastic surgeons are used to managing postoperative concerns ( definitely part of the job).
Best wishes for outcome that you will be very pleased with.
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