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Is the Numbess and Pain I Feel Around the Drains After BR Normal?

I had BR 6 days ago. My drains are collecting more than 30 ccs a day, so the doctor decided to leave them until the drainage falls below 30 cc. The are around the drain and towards my back feels numb and it is painful. Is that normal?

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Drains after breast reduction

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It is often normal to feel numbness around the area of a surgical incision, and drains can create discomfort.    You should ask your surgeon this question, as he or she will be able to advise you depending on your examination and the surgical technique performed. 

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