Slight fever and tired.
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Do I have an infection?
Hi! I would definitely contact your surgeons office and let them know the symptoms you're experiencing. They may want to see you for a check up.
Best of luck to you.
Fever and headache 17 days after breast augmentation
Thank you for asking about your breast augmentation.
- This is a new development in your recovery -
- So please call your surgeon and arrange to be seen.
- You truly cannot tell what is going on but fatigue is one of the earliest signs of an infection.
- Feeling the implant in the breast crease is not an issue - it should sit there.
- Very early treatment of infections can save the implant -
- Established infections usually require removal of the implant
- So give your surgeon a call now.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
Breast Augmentation/Breast Implants/Anatomic Gummy Bear Implants/ Silicone Implants/Breast Implant Revision
I appreciate your question.
Since there has been a change in your post op course, please contact your surgeon so he/she can examine you and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan at this time.
The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.
Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.
Best of luck!
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
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