Yellow bruise 8 day post op en bloc capsulectomy with replacement implants?

Had successful surgery without any bruising, some odema on left breast and body. On day 8 noticed yellow bruise on left breast and am concerned. Is this normal and due to constriction of breasts in post op bra due to swelling or something more sinister?

Doctor Answers 2

Yellow color

It is not uncommon to see some residual mild bruising after surgery a week out.  If you are concerned, then see your surgeon.

New York Plastic Surgeon
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This is quite common and can be from the surgery or the injection of numbing solution prior to the procedure.

Best Wishes,

Nana Mizuguchi, MD

Nana N. Mizuguchi, MD, FACS
Louisville Plastic Surgeon
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