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Skin dying after skin sparring mastectomy. What will they do ?

On Dec 16, 2010 I had a skin sparing mastectomy . I have had a infection and now where they cut me I have skin that has died along the surgical site. Along the site which I was cut straight across with (nipple area removed) the plastic surgeron removed the tape and within 2 days a area underneath where they cut me is shaped like a upside down square and the skin si black and dead. What will they do?
Asked On : Wed, 19 Jan 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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The area would have necrosed probably due to tight suturing or damage to blood supply in that area. The treatment will be to remove that area and do re-suturing, this time not too tight. Eat high protein diet. Drink plenty of water. Consult your Surgeon in this regard.
Answered: Sun, 21 Aug 2011
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Fatima Clinic's  Response
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It may be because of tight sutures.

Sometime the area gets necrosed post-surgery.

Whether simple creams will work or you need re-suturing depends on the problem which can be judged much better by a surgeon.

Please consult your surgeon in this regard.
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Answered: Sun, 21 Aug 2011
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