What else can I put on it? Also is there an over the counter antibiotic I can take? (Photos)
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Post-Operative Breast Lift Healing
#Hypertrophic or #keloid scars can be a problem. The worst are usually under the breast with an #AnchorLift or inverted “T”. These can be treated like all thickened scars with re-excision, laser, kenalog/5-FU injections, creams, silicone strips and other methods to reduce and improve healing.
If any of these do not help, then a good idea would be to look for a local surgeon who would schedule a consultation to look at the area in person and confirm what the absolute best option to assist in healing might be. Good luck.
I have an area by my incision that drains and doesn't heal.
Open wound after breast lift out of the country
- Please do not care for this yourself or rely on your regular doctor.
- You need to be seen by a surgeon -
- It is likely the problem is either a small infection or a reaction to a suture that needs to be removed.
- You need surgical care -
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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Wound issues post breast lift
It appears that you have a small amount of skin loss with some granulation tissue present. You should see your Plastic Surgeon for evaluation. Bactroban (Mupirocin) is a prescription antiobiotic ointment which is much stronger than neosprin or bacitracin. Some surgeons use silvadene as well.
The wounds commonly heal very well over time.
Best of luck.
What else can I put on it? Also is there an over the counter antibiotic I can take?
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