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Information and photos of hematomas after breast augmentation, causes, treatments, and risks.
One risk associated with breast augmentation surgery is a hematoma, or a collection of blood inside the body. Dr. Vincent Marin can identify a hematoma, help patients understand the causes of a hematoma, and advise patients on the precautions they can take to avoid getting a hematoma.
There are a number of risks associated with breast augmentation surgery, and a hematoma is one. What is a Hematoma? A hematoma is a collection of blood in the
The signs of a hematoma after breast augmentation are a great deal of swelling more on one side than the other. The swelling may cause the breast to swell a cup size or more larger than the other breast. Also a great deal of pain on the swollen side along with bruising on the swollen side are other signs.
Dr. Tehrani, top breast surgeon in New York, discusses the Hematoma and asymmetries after breast augmentation, which are common in breast implants surgery.
A hematoma is a collection of blood in any part of the body. A bruise, for example, is a mild hematoma. Because breast augmentation is a surgery just like any other, you can expect to see some bruising, as blood collects around the broken capillaries and around the incision. This is no cause for alarm.
A few precautions can be taken to help keep the risk for developing a hematoma following a breast augmentation to a minimum.