Is Leakage Common After Drains Are Removed After Breast Reduction?

I had my reduction 2 weeks ago the drains were removed a week ago and everything was going well now I have leakage from my left breast that has a wierd smell to it. I also have blisters around the area where the drains were removed. This is very uncomfortable. What to do????

Doctor Answers (2)

Problems after Removal of Drains after Breast Reduction?


Based on your description, you would be best off seeking evaluation by your plastic surgeon ASAP  to rule out infection and/or other complications.

Best wishes.

San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Infection? After Breast Reduction


I will need see your PS!  The drainage with a smell may represent an infection therefore immediate evaluation is warranted.

Dr. ES

Earl Stephenson, Jr., MD, DDS
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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