Had a unilateral breast reduction to match the mastectomy + latissmus construction on other side. Reduction used the keyhole incisions. and about 1lb was removed. Not real excited about the results. Its 5 months post surgery. My scars are raised, red and sometimes hurt. I get burning pains under the arm. I've lost sensation in lower part of nipple and of course in entire lower half of breast. Will it ever get better?
Not Thrilled About Results After Mastectomy and Latissmus Construction. Will it Get Better?
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Healing from post-mastectomy reconstruction
Breast reconstruction results
The issues that you describe such as sensory changes and potential burning occurs, and can get better with time.
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