Milk or infection? I had a breast lift with implants July the 1st (mentor, 300ccs , over the muscle and high profile) (photos)

I'm currently 18 days post op and my right breast is discharging a white liquid.I had a baby 16 months ago,I stop breast feeding since April2015 I had major pain Friday after driving my arms started developing numbness while sleeping. Sunday night major pain that I had to sleep and take Tylenol and today mild to moderate pain and the discharge didn't hurt at all.I called my surgeon office and they said it was normal.. I just need more feedback.

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Milk or Infection

Lactation following surgery is rare, but can happen.  If this continues, please see your plastic surgeon for an exam and possbile medical testing.


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Milk or infection? I had a breast lift with implants July the 1st (mentor, 300ccs , over the muscle and high profile)

This lactation following surgery of the breast though rare does occur. There are medications to help stop this see your GYN if your ? boarded PS? does not want to provide aid. Please check with the DOH ( Dept of Health for State of FL) the qualifications of any doctor before having surgery.

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