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Why Are Drains Used in Breast Augmentation?

Hi, I would like to know why some surgeons use drains in breast augmentation while others don´t. Can they cause an infection? Is it better to... READ MORE

Suction Drains for Breast Augmentation Revision

Hi doctors. What are your thoughts of using drains for breast augmentation revisions? My PS is about to perform a capsulorrhaphy on me along with... READ MORE

Hematoma Day of Breast Augmentation, 2 Blood Vessels Bleeding, Why Would this Happen?

9 hours after my breast aug. my left breast start leaking blood. It stopped on my way to my doctors and by the time they put me back into surgery it... READ MORE

3 Months Post Breast Augmentation, Scar Leaking? (photo)

Had breast implants put in about 3 months ago. My left breast scar puffed up and I had the doc take a look. He made a small incision and drained some... READ MORE

Fluid Around Implants 11 Weeks After Breast Augmentation?

I had BA over the muscle last yr. after 5 weeks I developed a seroma and fluid drained from my incisions both sides which didnt stop and 6weeks later... READ MORE

Have a Fever After Draining From Breast Infection, Is It a Side Effect Of The Infection or the Antibiotics?

I had a breast infection went to dr. They drained it and put some medicine strip inside the nipple. I removed after two days like I was told to do.... READ MORE

I Feel I Didn't Give My Breasts Enough Time to Heal Before Going Back to Work? Breast Wound is Visible and Yellow Drainage.

Please help I have an issue with my right breast after I have had breast augmentation with a lift around two weeks ago, my left breast is healing... READ MORE

Breast Lift/Augment Drain Hole Site is Burning, Red, and a Rash Now. What is Going On? PS Not Answering Call. (photo)

I had breast lift w silicone implants&tummy tuck done at same time on Aug 15. I had all 4 drains taken out on Aug 23 due to excessive blood... READ MORE

Is this a small hematoma after breast augmentation? (photo)

Is it preventative to get it drained now rather than wait for it to resolve? Got stitches out yesterday at 1 wk checkup, and new tape on incisions.... READ MORE

4 weeks post op, I have a dehiscence wound on my lower part of breast. What treatment would you recommend? (photo)

The surgeon has been draining this twice weekly. I'm worried that even when this does heal, I will have a scar. Is there anything I can do, besides... READ MORE

Will I loose my implant? Can they just reput a drain tube in the new "hole"? (photo)

Surgery 6 wks ago. 4 wks post op left breast swole. Surgeon cleaned out area put drain tube in tested neg on bacteria infection. Drain tube removed... READ MORE

Hard lump in armpit after breast drain tubes. How long does it take before this subsides?

I have a hard lump in armpit after having breast drain tubes removed over two weeks ago. Only one armpit has this hard knot, it is painful and is kind... READ MORE

Placing a drain when performing the 1st surgery would have prevented the 2nd surgery?

Capsulectomy performed without drain placement. 24hs later the breast had to be drained, the implant removed and new cauterization performed. Why the... READ MORE

I have uneven breasts. My right breast was huge, saggy, and the nipple pointed down. Will it even out? (photo)

My right breast caused rashes, a horrible hole which drained pus, and horrible back pain. My life was miserable. But thanks to the insurance for... READ MORE

I have had my implants for one month. Does my incisions look infected? (photos)

I have had my implants for one month. I do not have any pain or redness around my incision; however, it feels like I still have a few undissolved... READ MORE

Cultures After Explantation?

Hello Doctors I just had my left breast explant last Thursday from implants extrusion/exposed due to extraneous activity while out of country. I had... READ MORE

Are drains necessary when using belladerm with an augmentation? What are the risk of not having a drain?

I had an explant due to bottoming out and lateral displacement. During the explant, I had a full anchor lift. I am now moving to stage two of the... READ MORE

Is it normal to have a leaking drain after capsular surgery and replacement?

Is it normal to have a bit of leaking(yellow fluid) from drain site? It's been 8 days post op. READ MORE

4 weeks post op, I hate the way my breast look after my mastopexy. What can I do?

I had a breast lift and slight reduction , after 4 weeks post opp, a doctor said I had to much blood in my breast and had to re drain them, and I feel... READ MORE

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