Author Topic: Recurring gyno 5 months after surgery  (Read 1066 times)

Offline Gyno987

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I had lumps since the surgery but over the last month my right nipple has developed new lumps and is very tender/sore to touch. It looks similar to how my original gyno looked in fact.

Going to see my surgeon next month.

I am not sure whether this is new scar tissue (if that is even possible). Anyone had experience of this?

Offline George Pope, M.D.

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This is most likely scar tissue.  It is very unusual for breast tissue to re-grow. Almost all tissue is removed in surgery, with exception of a small amount for nipple-areola support.  And scar tissue can be treated with injection of a steroid chemical, usually Triamcinolone (Kenalog). Good to hear you're following up with your surgeon.

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George H Pope, MD, FACS
Certified - American Board of Plastic Surgery
Orlando Plastic Surgery Center
Phone: 407-857-6261


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