Two weeks after Breast Lift with Implants, I developed a very dark large bruise on my left breast and it isn't improving.(photo)

I am a total of 4 weeks post op at this point and the bruise persists and looks very dark. Please advise!

Doctor Answers 3

In the absence of changes in your breast size

this is just a late presenting bruise and it will go away.  In my practice, I suggest warm compresses to help them resolve faster.  If your breast is changing size, you must see your surgeon.

Redding Plastic Surgeon
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Bruise Blossoming


This can happen, but doesn't mean anything is wrong.  It can take time for blood to travel to the surface and form what we are accustomed to as a 'bruise'. This may take some time, but it will pass. Keep your surgeon aware. Best of luck!

Gerald Minniti, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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In the posted photo, seems that you had a recent small hematoma, if you do not have a big difference in shape and size between your breast, I will not be worried, it may take time for the bruising to go away, specially if you tend to bruise easily, and in another 2 or 3 weeks will go away.

Juan Carlos Fuentes, MD
Mexico Plastic Surgeon
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