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Still have drain after a month after LBL. How long is too long? (Photo)

I am 4.5 weeks post LBL. I still have a drain producing 75-100. I have two sites on my vertical incision that sprung a leak and hasn't stopped in two... READ MORE

4 Weeks Post Op Circumferential Body Lift, Incision Split And Am Draining. Should I Worry?

I am 4 weeks post circum.. body lift, I have 3 superficial splits, one on my left approx 2", my Dr has me doing a wet dry pack since stitching... READ MORE

How long will the swelling and pain last? (Photo)

I had a circumferential body lift about 1week and 4 days how long does the swelling in the stomach last is their anything I can take for the swelling... READ MORE

Lower Body Lift and Seroma?

Hi, I had a lower body lift 2 weeks ago. I had the drains out this past Friday, and by Sunday I noticed fluid collecting in my lower abdominal/pubic... READ MORE

Wounds/openings after a Lower body lift what should be my next step? Do I have to undego another surgery? (photo)

After having LBL had openings, wounds. 4 different areas 5 Holes. The 2 at my hip where the drain was, one right next to it and there is a tunnel in... READ MORE

10 day post op on Body Lift, Thigh, and Buttock Lift. Can I do too much at this point of recovery?

Hello, I am 10 days post operative, body lift, thigh and buttock lift. I have been on my feet most of the day since 8 days post op.... I still have... READ MORE

17 Days Post Op Lower Body Lift - Drain Site Still Open 4 Days After Removal of Drain?

I am 17 days post op of lower body lift. I had my last set of drains removed 4 days ago and one drain site closed up immediately. The other drain site... READ MORE

What are the risks if I have my drains removed in a few days and they are still outputting more than 50cc?

I have had my drains in now for 17 days. I had a lower body lift, breast lift/small implants, lipo w/fat to butt. I am still producing over 50cc in... READ MORE

I'm one week Post Op from a lower body lift. Do my hips look normal?? (photos)

I lost 175 lbs with gastric bypass 3 years ago and just had a lower body lift on 7/12/16 of which my doctor removed 20 lbs of skin. My concern is my... READ MORE

How long do the drains stay in on a lower body lift usually? How can I reduce the draining?

Monday will be 4 weeks since my lower body lift and I will be getting my drains removed. I still drain a lot... My back is draining at 150-200 ml and... READ MORE

I had a belt lipectomy and a seroma formed after 4 weeks. Had a corrective surgery and I'm still draining over 60cc 6 weeks post

I had a belt lipectomy done almost 6 months ago. 6 drains were inserted. My surgeon started pulling them one by one because the drainage was minimal.... READ MORE

Can weight be placed on abdominal seroma?

I am 6 weeks post circumferential body lift. I developed a large seroma in my lower ab/pubic are , PS was able to drain out 500 ml and placed a new JP... READ MORE

When can drains be removed after body lift? (Photos)

I had a 360 body lift 4 days ago, and feel great. I'm off pain meds (although I have a bottle left that the doctor subscribed.). I have almost no... READ MORE

Compression suit necessary? (photos)

I had a circumferential body lift with fluer du lis, have 4 drains in place and had a compression garment on for 4 days. I was taken to hospital for... READ MORE

After a body lift, I am freaking out about the 20 pound weight gain. Should I be worried?

I had a body lift done along with a fat transfer to my bottom. I weighted 224 before I got the drains removed and currently, 3 months later, I am 244... READ MORE

Should I still need pain medication? Day 5 of belt lipectomy, arm lift with lipo and fat transfer (Photo)

I hurt. I had 24 perecet and now I have 2 1/2left. I DO take It less with more time in between. I took it every 4 hours at first, now 8-10hrs Is that... READ MORE

Seroma occurrence after body contouring for massive weight loss patients?

I was reading that although fairly common it is more likely for seromas to develop in pt's that have had massive weight loss prior to surgery. Is this... READ MORE

Lots of fluid in drains. When does this get better? Continue muscle relaxer around the clock, pain comes and goes (Photo)

150 lbs weight loss. Using arnica gel and medihoney dressings on all wounds.2 days post op. Belt lipectomy, arm lift. Is it good to drain lots of... READ MORE

Is this the beginning of an open wound or dehiscence? 1 month post-op body lift. (photo)

I am one month post op from a 360 body lift and this came up within two days between dressing changes. It seems to be seeping some sero-sanguinous... READ MORE

My drain site hasn't closed after 11 weeks. Should it be healed by now? (Photo)

I had an LBL 11 weeks ago with 3 drains on either hip. I have a wound on one side that refuses to close. It had a large scab for weeks, so I covered... READ MORE

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