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I have a large red bump below my incision. I have noticed it has been getting redder and bigger. It is warm to the touch and hurts really bad. It reminds me of a cyst. Should I be concerned or is this normal? 20210901_232146.jpg

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I don’t have a medical background so I can’t tell you, but if something is hurting, warm to the touch and getting redder I would see a doctor about it ASAP! That’s some stuff my surgeon told me to immediately contact him about if I noticed it.
Do have to say I am located in Western Europe (socialised healthcare) so if you are located in the US I don’t know how quick doctors/patients contact each other about things. This does seem serious to me but I would always err on the side of caution…
Please take very good care of yourself and hope you feel better soon!

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call your clinic. I'm not a medical person, either, but those are common symptoms of an infection.

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I had a huge, larger than the size of an egg, under my largest incision. It stuck out really far when I laid down. I had it checked out, and the surgeon really pushed on it super hard and was trying to move it left, right, up, down for quite awhile and 😂 almost knocking me over. He didn't seem so concerned about it. All my incisions are barely visible now, including that one. It took a few weeks and now it is a small hard bump (half the size of my thumb), about 1/4 of the original size. Hope all goes well with your visit.

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On 09/02/2021 at 06:35, ashirkey81 said:

I have a large red bump below my incision. I have noticed it has been getting redder and bigger. It is warm to the touch and hurts really bad. It reminds me of a cyst. Should I be concerned or is this normal? 20210901_232146.jpg

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Ashirkey81, any news? I hope you’re doing well! 🌸🌻

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On 09/07/2021 at 06:42, ashirkey81 said:


My Dr said it was hematoma. It is looking a lot better and not hurting as much. Thanks for asking :)

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So glad to hear you’re feeling better! 😁🙏🌻

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