How to Reduce Swelling After a Breast Reduction?

one month after breast reduction on right side had 2 hematomas was real bruised. brusing is almost gone byt swelling is still present. Is there anything I can do to reduce the swelling

Doctor Answers 2

Delayed healing due to a hematoma

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There is not much you can do to speed the process along.  Bruising and bleeding into the soft tissues will definitely delay the healing process.  

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Swelling after breast reduction

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Thank you for your question. It takes several months for the swelling to go down. In your case where you had two hematomas on the right side; this will even take longer for the swelling to subside. You do not mention in your question whether these hematomas were evacuated.

Moneer Jaibaji, MD
San Diego Plastic Surgeon

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