One breast more swollen after Breast reduction. Any suggestions?

Hi, I would like to know if it is normal that 2 weeks post-op, one of my breast is more swollen, 1 more cm around.

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Swelling after Breast Reduction

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Dear Andie1100, 
Asymmetric swelling after breast surgery is very common, and expected. If you have other symptoms such as increased pain or bruising in that breast, it could be concerning. I would double check with your operating surgeon just to be safe. Good luck!

Breast reduction and swelling

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Swelling is common post-op. Sometimes one may be more swollen than the other.  If concerned, see your surgeon.

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