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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5 weeks post op, I have a huge hole in my breast. Does this look like an infections? (photos)

5 weeks post op mommy make over- breast lift with a reduction on my right breast- NO IMPLANTS. a week ago I noticed a thick yellow discharge draining... 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

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

I think I have capsular contraction. Any suggestions? (photos)

I had my breast augmentation 7weeks ago my left side had a infection and had to be drained twice. My right side is now very soft has dropped and looks... 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

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

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

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

8 days post op breast augmentation, incision opened in arm pit and is draining fluid, is this normal? (photos)

I had breast augmentation 8 days ago with silicone implants. I went in yesterday for my one week check up and to get my stitches removed. But today I... 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

Why do some people have drains post breast augmentation surgery?

I am researching for breast augmentation. I have noticed some women have tubes to drain post op..? What is that?! & why? READ MORE

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