Had breast aug in 2001, areola incision. I have a knot on scar line & it hurts. What could be the cause?

Doctor Answers 3

Pain along scar line after breast augmentation in 2001

There are any number of reasons you could be feeling a knot and pain on your scar line after a breast augmentation. A physical evaluation would be necessary to identify the cause of your discomfort.  I would recommend your return to the plastic surgeon who performed your procedure or it that isn't possible make an appointment with another surgeon in your area.

Virginia Beach Plastic Surgeon
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Cause of Scar

Hello, I wish I could tell you exactly what it could be, but, this really needs an in person evaluation. I recommend calling your plstic surgeon's office to schedule a follow up apppointment. 

Jeremy A. Benedetti, MD
Saint Petersburg Plastic Surgeon
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Hypertrophic scarring?

Hello and thanks. This is suggestive of additional scarring but you should have your doctor examine your incisions and breasts. It's also possible a late suture reaction or even something more serious. Best wishes, Dr. Aldo

Aldo Guerra, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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