Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
This is Dr. David
you most likely are feeling scar tissue there.
you are most likely feeling scar tissue or another small bit of breast fat or a fat lobule
It is tender when pressing on it, does this indicate scar tissue?
or you could be feeling part of the seroma
tender can be because you have had surgery in the area.
even 7 weeks post surgery you can have some tenderness.
small nerves are cut in the breast when you have breast surgery.
Does this warrant a visit to get it checked or should I leave it for a time? If so how long? Does scar tissue stay forever?
you should leave it there.
scar tissue does stay forever.
you can massage the scar tissue there to help soften it.
it sounds like you have a lot of anxiety over this area.
ok thanks was just surprised to still feel something there!