Is my swelling normal? (Photo)
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Is the swelling normal?
Thank you for your pictures. It appears that you're about two weeks from your breast reduction. You still have swelling at this point. Most of the swelling in my opinion typically resolves around three months after surgery. I would reevaluate your breast size at that point.
Post op swelling
Post operatively swelling is expected. Based on your photos it doesn't appear that you have swelling related to a hematoma or bleeding.
Most plastic surgeons don't use drains after a breast reduction.
You are still in the healing phase. Consult with your plastic surgeon. Your team has done a nice job.
It is likely that there is some swelling that is still present 2 weeks after your surgery. Not all surgeons use drains for their breast reduction patients. I would defer to your PS as you seem to be in good hands.
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