Is there a tube inserted after the breast reduction procedure for blood drainage?

If yes then how long does it stays and is it painful when removing it.

Doctor Answers 2

Drain Tubes

Hi there Henneh,
This is very surgeon dependent. Some surgeons use drains for all cases, others like myself use them rarely and only when necessary.
If I am doing a significant amount of liposuction then I will usually use them for a night, but for most cases they are not used.Best wishes

Drain with breast reduction?

Thank you for the question. The use of drains for breast reduction surgery is surgeon  dependent ( not “mandatory”). In my practice, when they are utilized, removal can be almost painless with the use of local anesthesia.  Best wishes.

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