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What causes blister under nipple after a breast reconstruction surgery?

I had breast reconstruction surgery 6-8 weeks ago. I got a blister under the nipple and now it s scabbed over and red and hot. I have had implants for 7 years and the plastic surgeon just gave me a cream and told me I burned my self some how. Now it s really sore and I m worried.
Wed, 17 Feb 2016
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hi.

it is best if you do a follow-up consultation with your surgeon, as you might be having an infection on the post-operative site. physical examination and clinical evaluation is best. daily wound care and proper antibiotic management will be directed accordingly if there is indeed an infection.

hope this helps.

good day!!

~dr.kaye
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What causes blister under nipple after a breast reconstruction surgery?

hi. it is best if you do a follow-up consultation with your surgeon, as you might be having an infection on the post-operative site. physical examination and clinical evaluation is best. daily wound care and proper antibiotic management will be directed accordingly if there is indeed an infection. hope this helps. good day!! ~dr.kaye