16 days post op breast reduction with bright red tissue noted along incision. Is this normal? (Photo)
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Doctor Answers 3
Redness of breast
If you have redness this may represent an infection. Best to be evaluated in person. Good luck......
Redness after reduction
Thanks for your question. While some redness can be normal, you should see your surgeon to ensure there's no evidence of an early infection.
All the best in your recovery,
Bright red tissue around incision after breast reduction
Thanks for your questions. You are right to be concerned about the difference between your breast incisions and the redness happening on one side. After reviewing the symptoms you describe, your lack of fever/pain, and your photo, it does not appear that you have an infection, but more likely inflammation from bra rubbing, surfacing absorbable sutures, etc. However it is impossible to determine this without an exam.
My best advice would be to contact your plastic surgeon immediately and to schedule an appoinment as soon as as possible to be examined.
Best wishes during your recovery!
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