How long will lymph nodes be swollen after an augmentation? (Photo)
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It's very common to notice swollen lymph nodes after breast implant surgery. I have seen them last 4 to 6 weeks before they're no longer tender or palpable.
Please mention this to your plastic surgeon to confirm the diagnosis. Congratulations and best wishes,
How long will lymph nodes be swollen after an augmentation?
Transitory swelling of the lymph nodes in the axilla can occur after breast augmentation surgery. However I would expect the nodes to return to normal after 3-4 weeks. Of course please bring this to the attention of your plastic surgeon at your post operative visit.
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