I've been using ice packs on my pons area because it feels better. I just had my drains removed today and there is still some slight bleeding, which I'm covering with gauze. Is it still ok to use the ice packs for relief and to keep the swelling down or will it in some way hinder the incision cite healing process? Picture is from today after drains were removed, 7 dpo
Is it okay to use ice packs on incision site? (photo)
Doctor Answers (1)
Ice packs are usually OK if the skin is protected.
And ask your surgeon first. Best wishes! Dr. Tholen
Web reference: http://www.mpsmn.com/body-procedures/tummy-tuck
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