1. Once you get home you can wander around the house if you feel capable of doing it, but should not make any efforts with your arms.
  2. Keep your arms close to the body, you should not move them (only use them to brush and eat).
  3. Do not lie on your side or stomach, just sleep on your back, you should be assisted to get up and down during the first 21 days.
  4. On the discharge day you should start taking medications prescribed by the doctor including an antibiotic, analgesic, vitamins, etc. Right after leaving the clinic.
  5. The bra should be removed once or twice a day. It should be kept in an optimal hygienic condition.
  6. The wounds care will be performed when attending your first medical visit, where you will be instructed. Use anti-inflammatory creams and healing treatments prescribed by your doctor.
  7. Do not massage the breasts, no ice or warm objects can be placed on surgical areas.
  8. You must use comfortable clothes that can be placed and removed without having to make major moves with your arms.
  • Natural juices made of fruits such as carrot, cherry, melon, pineapple, plum, papaya, guava, lemon and orange, etc.
  • Eat steamed vegetables: broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, spinach, bell pepper.
  • Beans (black, lentils, chickpeas etc).
  • Red and white meat grilled or steamed.
  • Cereal (oatmeal, granola, wheat, other whole grains, wholemeal bread, rice).
  • Eat a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables and meats.
Frequently Asked Questions

When are the stitches removed?

14 days after surgery.

When can I take a shower?

14 days after surgery.

When can I lie on my side or stomach?

After 21 days, if cleared by your doctor.

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