Is my chin implant become infected?

hii i have done my chin implant surgery 6 months back.but after surgry in3 weeks i got an infection but it was treated very well.but now from 2 days my right side of lower face painning if i press it & it is little bit swelling.Is my chin implant become infected?

Doctor Answers 2

Chin implant infection

Pain and swelling are possible signs of infection for sure. I would follow up with your surgeon as soon as possible. Best of luck.

New York Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Chin Implant

One of the first signs of infection is pain. See your doctor as soon as possible.

Diagnosing infection can only be done after in person examination

Call your doctor now for advise

Samir Shureih MD,FACS

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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