Had extended tummy tuck and verticle cut, drainage was dark red then cranberry-kool aid consistency now its gritty dark red
Red Drainage OK After Tummy Tuck?
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Any change in color of drainage from lighter to darker necessitates a call or visit to the surgeon ASAP!. I would want to see this if you were my patient.
From MIAMI DR. B
Normal Coloring of Drain Fluid after a Tummy Tuck
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