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Had breast reduction --- bleeding and drainage wont stop ---

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had breast reduction --- bleeding and drainage wont stop --- three weeks and doctor says this is normal
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Family Physician replied 10 years ago.
You asked about itching - where is the itching?

Where are you having the bleeding and drainage?
Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Reply to Family Physician's Post: i itch all over

the drainage is coming from the breast incision --- he did not put in a drain which i understand
however the breast fills w blood, drains alot and then fills again and drains again --- this does not seem normal
Expert:  Family Physician replied 10 years ago.
NO - it is NOT normal to have drainage from an incision 3 weeks after a surgical procedure. This suggest poor wound healing, possible from an infection.

I would see your physician ASAP - and if you are not satisfied with the answers you get, I would suggest getting a second opinion.
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