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A 62-year-old female asked:

I had cancer & had breast reduction during procedure. there is collegian build up under breast. what is the best way to get rid of collegian?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Scar Tissue is...: ...An inevitable and expected outcome after every operation. Your oncoplastic procedure likely "rearranged" the breast tissue, creating scarring in the area of the lumpectomy and below the areola, along the "inverted t". If you had radiation therapy, this will increase the scarring further. Best bet: ask your surgeon--depending on the timing, breast massage may help.

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