What is best to put on mastectomy scars?
What type of incision is used for mastectomy?
How long does it take for a mastectomy scar to heal?
How many types of mastectomies are there?
What will my mastectomy scar look like?
What is the most common complication of mastectomy?
- Short-term (temporary) breast swelling.
- Breast soreness.
- Hardness due to scar tissue that can form at the site of the cut (incision)
- Wound infection or bleeding.
- Swelling (lymphedema) of the arm, if lymph nodes were removed.
- Pain in the breast that has been removed (phantom breast pain).
Why is my stomach bloated after mastectomy?
What are the long term effects of mastectomy?
Why can’t you keep your nipples after a mastectomy?
Can I use deodorant after mastectomy?
Why does back hurt after mastectomy?
Is there a lot of pain after a mastectomy?
How big is a mastectomy incision?
What is radial incision?
What is the procedure for a mastectomy?
What are the three types of incisions?
What happens when muscles are cut during surgery?
How long does it take for a muscle to heal after surgery?
How deep is a surgical incision?
An open incision is typically at least three inches long but may be much larger, varying from surgery to surgery and the severity of the problem. This allows the surgeon enough room to work and see the area that is being worked on and to insert the necessary surgical instruments to perform surgery.