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Seroma or Scar Tissue?

I had a small seroma after a mini tummy tuck. I got it drained until he could not pull anymore fluid out. There area is still puffy and is not... READ MORE

Seroma fluid keeps coming back. How can I stop it? (Photo)

I had a mini tt march 10th, 13 days post i had to get a drain put in, i had it for 2 weeks and just got it removed 2 days ago. I just started to... READ MORE

Lipo W/ Mini Tummy Tuck, but No Drains?

I have lipo w/ mini tummy tuck one week ago. My doctor did not place drains. Are drains required, or just a matter of technique? I am worried that I... READ MORE

Why my belly is not flat after my mini tummy tuck and lipo? (Photo)

Hello. I had a mini tummy tuck and lipo bout 6 weeks ago. About 3 weeks ago i went bk to surgery to have the drains bk in as i had some seroma. Got... READ MORE

Belly Hard Above Scar 6 Weeks Post Op Mini Belly Tuck

Had mini belly tuck 6 weeks ago removed compresion band 3 days ago belly has swollen a little and above the scar either my belly or the muscells feel... READ MORE

Any advice on leaving a seroma untreated?

I have a relatively small pooch right above my mini TT incision, 2.5 weeks post opp. When I push on it, I can see/feel water swishing around. I went... READ MORE

Hard Area Between Belly Button & Incision 3 Weeks PO From Mini Tummy Tuck?

I had a mini tummy tuck and a correction to my belly button. The doctor suggested having the "hood" removed on the top portion of my belly button to... READ MORE

How Long Can I Expect to Have Drains In?

I am having a mini tummy tuck and lipo on my abdomen and flank (back). How long can I expect to have my drains in for? Thanks READ MORE

Persistent Seroma. I'm getting a little scared that it will never go away, or that there may be something more to it

Hi I had a mini tummy tuck and lipo on my "donut" in January 2015. I had a drain for exactly one day. It wasn't producing hardly any fluid so my... READ MORE

Out of town surgery - drains still not finished. Where/how do I get them removed?

I got surgery in New York City and I live 300 miles away. I was told the average time for drain removal was 7-10 days and I planned for 12 days here.... READ MORE

Bulge after drain removal with mini tummy tuck. Could this just be fluid? (Photo)

I had a mini tuck/hernia repair on May 29th. I had my drain removed after two weeks. It was putting out less than 25cc. The nurse had To yank my drain... READ MORE

Should I have my seroma looked at (photo)

I had a mini tt with lipo of upper abdomen, flanks and inner thighs done 4 weeks ago. I am pleased with how I'm healing so far. I had my drain in for... READ MORE

How long can a seroma persist? (photo)

I had my mtt and lipo surgery 3/5/14. I developed a seroma 6 days post op. Dr placed two open drains on each if of the incision, removed left one... READ MORE

Drain tube came apart from suction bulb, will I be okay?

Drain tube came apart from suction bulb, I'm 7 days post op from a mini tummy tuck and Lipo. I don't have much drainage but all blood in the tube went... READ MORE

Do you need drains when having a mini tummy tuck? And in what circumstances do you not need any? (Photo)

. I did not have any drains out in by my doctor. After surgery I felt like I was 9 months pregnant. The swelling would go down only very minimal but... READ MORE

Remove or leave drain?

I had a mini tummy tuck. I'm 10 pod. Drain out put has been 50cc/hr serous for 42 hrs. I've been wearing a compression garment around the clock expect... READ MORE

When can my jp drain be removed after fluid has stopped for more then 24 hours?

Hi...I had a mini tt on Dec 22nd...I went home with a drain for a wk n had it removed...I developed a seroma at almost 3 wks post op and went back to... READ MORE

Hematoma 1 week after mini tummy tuck

Hello doctors, I had a mini tummy tuck with Lipo and BBL a week ago, I had one drain that got removed today. The doctor seen me and said I developed... READ MORE

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