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Drain Still in and Draining Mostly Blood 14 Days After Tummy Tuck, Should I be Concerned?

I had tummy tuck and breast lift/augment surgery 14 days ago. Recovery has gone great except my drain in abdomen is still putting out 75 cc a day or... READ MORE

8 Weeks Post Op from a Tummy Tuck, Could I Possibly Have a Pseudo-bursa? (photo)

Could I have a Pseudo-bursa?At 4 weeks post op,had a seroma, which developed at 2weeks post op.it was drain,when PS drained the Seroma,he drained... READ MORE

How Long Will Bleeding Last After Drain Removal After Tummy Tuck?

My drains have been removed after my tummy tuck surgery, but one side is still bleeding. How long will this last? READ MORE

What Happens when Your Last Drain Comes out Before It is Ready?

I am 18 days post-op and my second and final drain came out over night. I was still draining around 60 to 80cc a day. What should I expect my PS to do? READ MORE

Two Weeks Post OP Tummy Tuck Why Am I Still Draining?

I had a TT 2 weeks ago and I'm having a complication.I still have a drain in! It's draining 50cc in a 24 hr period and it's watery and... READ MORE

Drain Tubes Are Slipping and Hurt at Point of Entry, Is This Normal?

I am now two weeks post op after Tummy Tuck and Breast Implants. My drain tubes for tummy tuck have slipped out slightly and one hurts and is slightly... READ MORE

After a Tummy Tuck, I Have a Drain in and Output is 50cc After 20 Days, What Can I Do?

I had a full tummy tuck with a little lipo 20 days ago. I had two drain tubes, after 8 days, one tube was down to 15 a day and that tube was removed.... READ MORE

Why Do I Have an Odor with a Yellowish Discharge Draining in my Belly Button 3 Weeks Post Op from a Full Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I had surgery on December 28, 2012. I have an excellent plastic surgeon, but I am concerned with my belly button. It was infected at my 1 week post op... READ MORE

At How Many Cc's Will Drain Be Removed After Tummy Tuck?

At how many cc's will drain be removed after tummy tuck? After drain (s) is removed, where will the fluid go? READ MORE

How Does a Tummy Tuck Binder Help with Drains and Recovery?

How much sooner could drains be removed if a binder is consistently worn after a tummy tuck? I found this article, would most surgeons agree?... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Drains Removal

I am scheduled for a tummy tuck and June and my surgeon has told me that he will be removing the drains the next day. Everything I read tells me that... READ MORE

Is Fat in a JP Drain Normal After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction?

I am postoperative day 5 from a full tt and thigh liposuction. I have 2 drains in place which had been draining serosanginous fluid, but one drain now... READ MORE

Fully Regret This Tummy Tuck. Will the Complications Ever End??

TT on 4.16. Drain tube for 8 days. Developed LARGE seroma and hematoma. Aspriated three times and would not resolve. Back into sugery 5.9 to excise... READ MORE

How Can I Tell if I Have a Staph Infection After a Tummy Tuck?

I had a tummy tuck and my drains were on my pubic area. I now have an infected area and is also red and swollen. I ran a fever for a week. Im on... READ MORE

Wife Had Tummy Tuck 9 Days Ago; Has Been Drinking Bottle of Wine/night Since Day 5. Is This Bad?

My wife had tummy tuck 9 days ago and has been drinking bottle of wine/night since day 5 after the surgery. She still has a drain in. Is this bad? I... READ MORE

What Determines the Amount of Time Drains are Kept in Post Tummy Tuck?

Does the more fat you have removed after a tummy tuck determine the amount of time the drains are kept in , or does it just go by how well your body... READ MORE

Alcohol After a Tummy Tuck?

I had a tummy tuck about 9 days ago and it wasn't in my plans to go out and have couple mixed drinks. I am very concerned that this will interfere... READ MORE

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