One of my drains came out over night? Should I be worried?

The amount that I am draining is under 25 cc and I am scheduled to have the drains taken out tomorrow. One of the drains came out last night, should I be worried?

Doctor Answers 3


Hi Shantai, you don't need to worry. Cover the area with a bandage and go to your scheduled appointment.

Denver Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 89 reviews

Drain post TT

No worries. Like you said it was scheduled to come out tomorrow anyhow and if drainage was less than 30cc it would have been removed. Just cover with bandaid and see your doc as scheduled 

Paul Buhrer, MD
Annapolis Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

Drain Came Out After TT

No worries. If there is a suture remaining, your surgeon can remove it at a later date. 

Best wishes

George C. Peck, Jr, MD
West Orange Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

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