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When should you call your doctor after breast reduction surgery?

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  • At the first sign of infection, including redness, tenderness or unusual swelling at the surgical site, or fever.
  • If you have any unusual discharge from the incision site (including pus)
  • If any of the stitches come out before you're scheduled to have them removed

From: Breast Reduction Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Society of Plastic Surgeons: "2011 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report."

Mayo Clinic: "Breast Reduction Surgery." 

American Society of Plastic Surgeons: "Breast Reduction."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 28, 2017

SOURCES:

American Society of Plastic Surgeons: "2011 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report."

Mayo Clinic: "Breast Reduction Surgery." 

American Society of Plastic Surgeons: "Breast Reduction."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 28, 2017

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