Fluid pocket in breast hasn’t dissipated after surgery

Posted by jeaniebean @jeaniebean, Aug 2, 2021

I have had a fluid pocket in my right breast after surgery a year ago. I thought it would be gone by now. It doesnt hurt or bother me except that it has a hardened outer area. Everything I have read tells me it would disappate into the body within a year. Anyone have this> Anything I can do??

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Thank you for looking to connect. We are all patients who have different experiences. I had a fluid pocket for a while from surgery. After about 6 months my doctor went in and removed it as it was starting to be a problem. Have you discussed this with your surgeon?

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@jeaniebean , I wanted to check in and see how you were doing. Did the fluid pocket get resolved? How are you feeling?

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Dr is a fool. Says he is not sure he should drain anymore and left it at that! I still have the fluid pocket and it is getting harder. Please dont say see another Dr. There are none.

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Did he say how that was supposed to get resolved that is a long time to have fluid.

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