What can I do to relieve the sunburn sensation?

I'm 2 weeks post op, I feel the burn 24/7, it's affecting my daily life! I know it's normal after a breast aug and I've accepted that it's part of the healing process, but what can I do to relieve it?

Doctor Answers 1


Burning is usually a sensation from healing nerves, presuming the site doesnt look infected.  This will improve with time.  If it is very severe, your doctor could start you on a pain medication that affects the nerves like gabapentin or pregabalin.

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