Is it normal to get puffy nipples after Breast augmentation?

I had breast augmentation almost 3 weeks ago. My nipples look swollen, puffy and are very sensitive. Is this normal? How long until they settle down?

Doctor Answers 1

Puffy nipple ?

Without a photo, it is hard to know for sure. However, if you started with a large areola with a fair amount of breast tissue beneath it, the pressure of the underlying implant can push out redundant breast tissue into the areola making it look puffy.  I hope this is helpful. 


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