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Intraductal Papillomas
General questions about intraductal papillomas.
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2/8/2018I had surgery to remove a small papilloma 2 weeks ago. I am still draining blood from a hematoma. One of my stitches dissolved. I have small open hole at end of my incision now. I went to see my surgeon yesterday and to my suprise, he did not restitch it! He said it will close up on its own. Is this normal? I am very concerned about leaving this open. What if it gets bigger? How will this effect my scar? Its about the size of a toothpick hole and a half. I am very very unnerved by this. I only met my surgeon twice. He was recommended by my breast center. He has good credential but i just done understand how I can be left open like this. Any advice?
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2/9/2018It is important that whatever fluid still inside the incision drains out, that's probably why he didn't close it. It will heal from the inside out and will most likely not get any bigger. If you were stitched up 2 weeks later, it could get infected so better to let it all drain out.

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