I had my drain removed 15 days after my tummy tuck. Since that time I have been experiencing intermittent "pulling" pain at the drain site. Is this normal?
Is It Normal to Have Pain After JP Drain Removal S/p Tummy Tuck?
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Tummy Tuck pain following drain removal
It is not unusual to experience moderate "pulling" type pain following drain removal after a tummy tuck. As the swelling subsides this sensation should gradually resolve. If you note any redness or swelling in the area, be sure to let your surgeon know. Best wishes.
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It is very normal to have discomfort after drains are removed. I would keep your p/o appointment to reassure yourself that everything is healing correctly.