You look completely normal. It is completely normal to have a little seepage from your breast reduction incisions. Stay in touch with your surgeon if you have additional concerns.
Its been exactly a week and two days since my BR, I'm having leakage and scared that I'm not healing properly. Help? (photos)
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1 week post op, some advices:
Thank you very much for sharing your concerns with us.
1 week after Breast Reduction, it's not time enough to express a valid opinion of results.
On the other hand, generally to avoid the normal p.o. swelling, I recommend to limit the arms movement for two weeks.
Also it's not advisable to carry weight and take the antiinflamatory painkillers drugs.
Finally, I recommend you always use a therapeutic bra.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
The skin edges after a breast reduction are often under a significnat amount of tension. Sometimes this causes them to spread a little and there can be a small amount of straw colored drainage. When this happens, I recommend that patients apply an antibiotic ointment twice a day. The skin will almost always heal and seal the incision without any infection.
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