I had a TT on September 18th 2008. So, that's over two years ago. An area on my scar (where one of my drains were) insisted on discharging a clear-ish yellow liquid (sometimes clumpy solids)for about 6 to 7 months post-tt. But, that eventually healed in that time. Now, after TWO YEARS I started having some mild pain on that same spot and it was red and irritated. And just yesterday, I noticed a brand new whole on that same spot..leaking the same stuff. I'm a very active 28 y/o. Is this normal?
How Worried Should I Be About a Re-opened Wound 2 Yrs Post-op?
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IT is extremely unusual for you to have drainage from an old drain site at this point. An evaluation by your doctor should be sought now.
Wound opening up 2 years after surgery
I have never hear about opening a wound 2 years after surgery. Unless you have scurvy, I think htis is virtually inpossible.
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