Is It Normal To Have Warm Area on Breast After Reduction?

im 4weeks post op had a wound separation 2nd week after surgery along with infection my surgeon put me on antibiotics(keflex) but one side of my breast is warm is this normal?

Doctor Answers 2

Breast reduction infection?

With your history  and a description of localized “warmth” I would assume you have an infection until proven otherwise. Request evaluation by your surgeon ASAP.

Best wishes.

San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Warm breast after reduction

Warmth, redness, tenderness, draininge and fevers can all be signs of an infection.  I would call your plastic surgeon to make sure that nothing is wrong.

Michelle A. Spring, MD, FACS
Missoula Plastic Surgeon
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