Chest swelling, help me

Patient : I recently had sugery on my shoulder and I have swelling in my right pec of my chest. I had surgery in december and it is now april and I still see the swelling. I do not know what is going on.
Symptoms:  Swelling
Doctor :   Thank you for writing to us. There can be many reasons for swelling after surgery. The most likely cause is that you have a slow reactionary hemorrhage or slow bleeding. You should see your Doctor to get the surgery reopened and then get it treated. Hope this helps you. All the best.

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