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Problems after Breast Reduction

Can you have fluid retention after a breast reduction?  Do the swelling of the breast fluctuate?
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242582 tn?1193613120
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Absolutely!  Fluid retention is the norm after any kind of surgery.  It's the body's natural reaction to trauma and can persisit for weeks or even months after any surgery or trauma.
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