Nipple pain after surgery

I had surgery just over a week ago lumpectomy in left breast, with lymph node removal and a bilateral reconstruction so breast reduction on both breasts. Had pico dressing removed Monday all seems well but yesterday had a stabbing pain in left nipple more internal than external. The surgery had to reposition both nipples and the tumour was well above nipple area. The pain had me crying out and doubling over I can control it if I don’t move as a dull ache but it returns if I do it’s not over hot or swollen and I am taking paracetamol every 4 hours. Thanks in advance xx

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Dear LIlo,

So sorry to read you are feeling so uncomfortable, to put your mind at rest I think you should contact your breast cancer team, this could be healing or maybe the start of an infection.

Look after yourself, take one day at a time, it’s very early days since your surgery. We are all here for you, keep posting to let us know how you are feeling.

With the biggest hugs brave lady
Tili :pray::rainbow::pray::rainbow: