Q&A: Is it normal to have sharp pain 2 years after breast reduction surgery?

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I had a breast reduction surgery over 2 years ago . I have been experincing sharp pain in my right breast. I that normal

- Yvette


Barry L Eppley, M.D., D.M.D. -

Long-term pain after breast reduction surgery is not typical. Whether this represents an area of fat/breast tissue necrosis, cyst formation or scar tissue are possibilites. You should have either a mammogram or MRI for further evaluation of your breast pain concerns.

--Barry L Eppley, M.D., D.M.D.
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