Proper Wound Care in Melbourne, Florida
It would be difficult to determine without an in-person examination and
culturing of the output whether the wound is infected. Definitely see your board-certified plastic
surgeon for proper wound care. Fortunately, this type of situation with proper wound care does tend to
resolve. I hope this information is
helpful to you. Best of luck!
The drainage needs to be cultured. Antibiotics based on the microscopic smear and cultures.
Wound care, possible wound vac. change dressings frequently as the dressing get soiled. See your plastic surgeon twice a week till completely stable. Sonogram to determine any loculation of fluid that is not drained.