A 31-year-old female asked:
I am 8 weeks post op and i have lost half a nipple and 2 weeks after surgery my verticle incision opened on the same breast. is this normal?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Armando Russoanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
No: Sounds like you had some wound breakdown which could have been caused by an infection. You should see your surgeon.
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