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One breast a bit higher, more swollen and feels a bit tighter.7 days post, should I be worried?
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I had a donut mastopexy with implants 7 days ago. Since surgery, my left breast has been a bit higher, feels tighter and is more swollen. The right breast seems to be recovering much better. I'm terrified that it's hematoma and I don't see my PS until Friday, he's recommended an ultrasound which I'm having tomorrow but I'm so worried that it's making me sick. I have no pain whatsoever and don't have an bruising at all. I'm just so worried. Any input as to whether this looks like hematoma would be so great. I'm trying to do anything to ease my mind. The photo I have attached was taken today. I did wake up today feeling much better, significantly less of that tight feeling, more comfortable to use that side and arm. Also, the swelling and tightness seems to increase a little bit with activity, walking, shopping, driving and then tends to subside. Thank you in advance for any help!

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Southlake, TX
United States
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  Angst 1 week post BAM
October 13, 2016 9:51 AM

Congratulations on your surgery.
Your symptoms don't argue for hematoma, but rather, normal asymmetry after a BAM at this point in recovery.
How are you feeling sick?
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