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Seroma After Bilateral Mastectomy?

Bilateral mast.on 4/5. Expanders were placed, implants removed from previous breast aug.There was enough skin for implant on left but not enough for... READ MORE

4 Month Old Seroma, Post Mastectomy-still Draining Through Incision, Have any Doctors Dealt WIth This Before?

I had a mastectomy/expander over 9 months ago. Detected skin breakdown, before radiation. After radiation, seroma developed & has been aspirated... 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

Can I Massage my Breast Implants with a Seroma in It to Prevent Another Cc? (photo)

Had reconstruction surgery 9 days ago. I have a seroma in my left breast which i just had a capsulectomy on (implant was removed 3 months ago due to... READ MORE

It Has Been 10 Weeks Since my Bi-lateral Mastectomy. I Have Developed a Seroma, and the Draining Pockets Are Not Absorbing?

The surgeon says it will just take time. How long should this take to have the drainage absorbed by the bpdy?? READ MORE

I have a "complex" abdominal seroma 7 weeks after a free flap done as reconstruction for bilateral mastectomy?

I had a bilateral mastectomy and a free flap reconstruction.The last abdominal drainage tube was removed after 5 weeks;it was still putting out 200ml... 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

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