Do you think I am healing well? It's been 3 months and 9 days (Photo)
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Healing After Gynecomastia Surgery
Bruising and #swelling are normal and usually increase slightly after the removal of any tape or foam. The bruising will decrease over 3-4 weeks, but may last as long as 6 weeks. The majority of the swelling will be gone within the first 3-4 weeks. However, it may take 6-9 weeks to disappear completely.
Also, as you heal, the area may feel “lumpy” and irregular. This, too, decreases with time, and massaging these areas will help soften the scar tissue.
The #compression garment helps reduce the swelling, and the longer it is worn, the more quickly you will #heal. It can also assist in the retraction of the skin.
Additionally, your doctor may place tape or foam over the incisions, which can be removed on day 3 or 4, before your first post-op appointment.
If you have any concerns about #healing, its best to ask questions of your surgeon or their nursing staff.
3 months after surgery
Three months post gynecomastia surgery
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Do you think I am healing well? It's been 3 months and 9 days
It is difficult to assess based on your pictures. At this stage you should not have too much residual swelling although it will still take a while for everything to settle down. If you feel a lot of tissue at this time you should see your Plastic Surgeon and voice your concerns.
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Gynecomastia and healing
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