I had a breast lift with implants 10 days ago. When the tape was removed I was left with a bubble between my breasts. What can I do?

It's like a small, quarter-sized puffy Lump. My plastic surgeon says it is not fluid filled, couldn’t explain it but wants to wait for two months for them to settle. I am very sad. They have a hard tube inside and it’s like it wasn’t sewn down right. I saved $10K to get these and I’m ashamed.

Answers from doctors (2)


Zenn Plastic Surgery

Published on Oct 18, 2019

It is likely a shaping issue with your lift and it is extra skin. I would need a photo to confirm. If so, it may improve as the implants settle and some droop returns.

Dr. Zenn

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Answered by Zenn Plastic Surgery

It is likely a shaping issue with your lift and it is extra skin. I would need a photo to confirm. If so, it may improve as the implants settle and some droop returns.

Dr. Zenn

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Dr. Robert L. True

Published on May 23, 2018

A quarter-sized puffy lump is usually suggestive of a reaction to tape, however other possibilities could be occurring. It's best to wait for all the swelling to go down, the incision to heal, and then reassess. If the bubble gets worse, definitely see your physician for evaluation.

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Answered by Dr. Robert L. True

A quarter-sized puffy lump is usually suggestive of a reaction to tape, however other possibilities could be occurring. It's best to wait for all the swelling to go down, the incision to heal, and then reassess. If the bubble gets worse, definitely see your physician for evaluation.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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