I am waiting to hear from my PS. I had an areola reduction three weeks ago. I had the stitches removed last week and he noted that part was slightly open and put on a steri strip and said not to worry. Well now the opening is a thousand times worse and definitely infected (pus and odor.) What do I do while I am waiting to hear from him / see him? I am so nervous.
What Do I Do About an Infected Incision? (photo)
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What Do I Do About an Infected Incision?
You need to get in to see your Plastic Surgeon as soon as possible. If you cannot get in contact with him/her, I would recommend going to the emergency room so they can at least give you a dose of IV antibiotics.