I have had three areas of concern. Two leaks and a collection of fluid of some sort. Any suggestions? (photos)
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I have had three areas of concern. Two leaks and a collection of fluid of some sort. Any suggestions?
Two leaks and a collection of fluid of some sort. Any suggestions?
The area surrounding the incision in the picture does not appear overtly infected and the body does produce wound healing factors and fluids in the immediate post operative course that although unsightly frequently settles without concern.
That being said should you notice any redness have fevers chills or the drainage increase or become purulent I do recommend following up with your surgeon.
In person your surgeon will be able to better assess the incision and may also take cultures in the event you should develop an infection. He will also be able to provide further care should your wound care difficulties worsen.
Dr Quinton Chivers
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