Aa
A
A
A
Close
Women's Health Community
65.6k Members
Avatar universal

Breast lift with silicone implants not healing (open wounds)

I had a breast lift with silicone implants and a mini tummy tuck 5 weeks ago.  Approximately 2 weeks after surgery the incision area under both breasts opened quite quickly.  Within a couple of days the wounds were significantly large and weeping.  For the last 3 weeks I have been on  oral antibiotics and treating the wounds twice a day with silver sulfadiazine. I don't see any sign of healing and my PS will determine today if I need to be seen by a specialist.  I am not getting answers to my questions about how this happened?  I did not have drains in my breasts however I did in my stomach and that incision site healed fine.  Is it because of not having drains?  I'm losing confidence in my PS and feeling a great deal of regret about the surgery I chose and the PS to do it.  Please tell me your thoughts and recommendations.  Thank you.
0 Responses
Have an Answer?
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
From skin changes to weight loss to unusual bleeding, here are 15 cancer warning signs that women tend to ignore.
Here’s what you need to know about the transition into menopause – and life after the change takes place.
It’s more than just the “baby blues.“ Learn to recognize the signs of postpartum depression – and how to treat it.
Forget the fountain of youth – try flossing instead! Here are 11 surprising ways to live longer.
From STD tests to mammograms, find out which screening tests you need - and when to get them.
Find out if PRP therapy right for you.