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Fluid Collection After TRAM Flap Surgery

I had TRAM flap surgery on March 2, and I still need to have fluid drained from my stomach. I had a hematoma in the same area after surgery that had... READ MORE

Fluid Between Tissue Expander and Skin - Should I Be Worried?

I have two areas of fluid between my breast skin and tissue expander. The exchange surgery is in eight weeks. Anyone have this and if so is it a... READ MORE

I Had Breast Reconstruction Surgery I Am Retaining Fluids, Should I Move More or Less?

I have developed a seroma in my chest after getting the expanders in place, should i move more or less? READ MORE

Minor Fluid Build-up 2 Months After Breast Tissue Excision, How Long Should this Last

I had excision of a fairly large amount of breast tissue. Everything went well, except that now, 2 months later, I am having minor fluid build-up on... READ MORE

Fluid Around my Breast Implants Reoccur?

I had reconstruction surgery on 1/5/2011 and the expanders replaced on 08/2011 with 850 silicone implants. Around december I had fluid around the let... READ MORE

Continued Fluid Build Up Before Radiation Therapy, What Can Be Done?

Had a double mastectomy/expander Oct 2012. Went thru chemo. Before radiation consultation, noticed fluid build up. PS aspirated 150 cc and then again... READ MORE

What's best treatment for a 20 to 26 month old tummy seroma following pedicle tram breast reconstuction 20 mth ago?

A fluid cavity was found by CT scan 12 mths later due to chemotherapy it was drained 18 months post op when it was an old blood haematoma. Two month... READ MORE

After antibiotic for infected incision, my symptoms are back. What should I do? (photo)

2 months after breast reconstruction surgery my left breast had a pin size hole in the incision and was leaking clear yellow fluid. doctor put me on... READ MORE

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