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?

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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

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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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