5 Months Post Mastectomy and now Having Pain. Feels Like A Pocket of Gas?

i had mastectomy on my right breast 5 months ago and now i am having pain that feels like a pocket of gas in that area.  it hurt

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Post mastectomy pain

I am assuming you had a mastectomy and no reconstruction? If that is correct, and you are experiencing pain and feeling a pocket, you may be experiencing a fluid collection, also known as a seroma.  Impossible to make any diagnoses without a physical exam.  Please see you breast surgeon for an evaluation.   If you had breast reconstruction, please see your plastic surgeon.  Best of luck

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