Dark stiff line under nipple. Should I be concerned? (Photo)

Hi, i'm 16 days post op. I got my stitches out 2 days ago. I have this dark thin line under my nipple but above the incision. It feels like a scab when I run my finger over it. Should I be concerned?

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Dark stiff line under nipple. Should I be concerned?

Thank you for your question.  It is best that she'll be examined by your plastic surgeon to determine the cause of the dark line.  It may be simply residual blood or scab from the surgery but the location above the incision requires an examination.

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