Drain Site Pain and Fluid Discharge One Month After Surgery
If you are still draining fluid a month after surgery, there is either a seroma (residual fluid under the skin), or perhaps a low grade infection.
I would culture the fluid and check for a seroma, by inspection, palpation and if necessary an ultrasound.
I might start some antibiotics after getting the drain culture and while waiting for the results.
There might be some buried suture material that needs to be removed from the area of drainage.
As you can see, the patient...