I have a sharp pain on my side/upper ribs but no visual complications. Should I be worried?

I am 2 1/2 weeks post operation for my left breast bottoming out revision surgery. I developed pain after 2 weeks of a perfect recovery. It feels achy and might be a little swollen. Should I be worried?

Doctor Answers 3

Breast Implant Revision/Breast Augmentation/Anatomic Gummy Bear Implants/ Silicone Implants/Breast Implant Revision Surgerym

I appreciate your question.

Since there has been a change in your post op course, please contact your surgeon so he/she can examine you and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan at this time.

The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.  Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative breast surgery.

Best of luck!

Dr. Schwartz

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Pain and aches

The discomfort you may be feeling may be related to your increased activity level. Hard to say without an exam.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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I have a sharp pain on my side/upper ribs but no visual complications. Should I be worried?

Difficult to tell without additional information.  I would contact your surgeon to see if additional studies are necessary.

Paul H. Rhee, MD, FACS
Castle Rock Plastic Surgeon
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