Red, itchy breast; 10 days post reduction. Does this appear to be an infection? (Photo)

I am 10 days post reduction. Yesterday my breast began to feel itchy. Today the arm warm and red. Does this appear to be an infection? I had a ine week follow up and was told everything looked great.

Doctor Answers 2


Yes, it might appear to be an infection. You should call your surgeon ASAP and review this with him. 

New York Plastic Surgeon
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Check with doctor

This appears to be a possible early infection.
Best to call your doctor and alert them to this possibility.

Keith Denkler, MD
Marin Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 19 reviews

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