Ask a doctor

Drain out 3 Weeks Post TT/incisional Hernia Repair?

I was still draining 75 cc per day when my tube came out on its on today, now I'm am terrified because fluid is leaking out both holes where tubes where and the middle of my incision that was almost healed. What should I do it's the weekend should I go to the ER

Doctor Answers (2)

Drain Out

+2

I agree with Dr. Gottlieb.  Call your surgeon.  If you can't reach him/her or a colleague, then go to the ER.

Warmest Regards,

Asif Pirani, MD, FRCS(C)

Toronto Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 20 reviews

Drain out 3 Weeks Post TT/incisional Hernia Repair

+2

How about a call to your surgeon? That's what the ER would probably do, and then they would probably send you to the surgeon's office for follow up. It is most unlikely that anyone there3 will replace the drain if that is what is needed.

Call your surgeon.

Best wishes. 

Seattle Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.

You might also like...