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Suggest treatment for sore swollen breast after breast augmentation

Hi, I had breast augmentation several years ago,when removing the stitches the dr. left one in,that became infected. It has always been sore to the touch. Lately it is swollen hard lump and it is red. I think its scar tissue,but what has caused the red skin? thankyou
Fri, 19 Dec 2014
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I suggest that you need to get examined by a doctor as you might have developed an abscess. Which might need drainage and send for gram stain & culture sensitivity for bacterial and fungal infection. Depending upon sensitivity result start appropriate treatment. You will have to start antibiotics and analgesics.
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