Pannulectomy & Full TT Following 100+lb Weight Loss
- updated 4 years ago
I am 4 wks post pannulectomy & full TT...
- 10 Nov 2009
I am 4 wks post pannulectomy & full TT following a 100+lb weight loss (lifestyle change/exercise). I still have drains in and am draining 50+cc's of a yellow discharge with solid matter a day on the right side, bately nothing on the left which is the same side I have had a hard fist sized bulge in since surgery. I mentioned the bulge to my surgeon last week and was told that if it was still there in a year (!) lipo would be performed - but no mention of a possible seroma was made.
Very pleased with the overall result, regained much needed confidence in my body image.
Cons; severe pain for 2 weeks post op; now only issue is continued draining.
I did this because of a 100+ weight loss and a rediscovery of who I am. My goal was to be everything I never was by the time I was 50 - and I will be!
A few questions, will this bulge go down if the...
- 12 Nov 2009
Excellent surgeon,the scar is barely noticeable, I was shown only pictures of the "worst case" scenarios so I did not develop false expectations, which I did not understand at first but now, fully appreciate that approach to the outcome expectations!