I had my last drain come out accidentally at 3 weeks post op tummy tuck/ incisional hernia repair while it was stil draining 75 cc in 24 hour period, it began draing from a small hole in my incision and my doctor had me start packing this twice daily, I have been packing it with a very sterile field for a week now and just noticed a sour smell on my bandages and from the incision site, is this infection? Drainage color is yellow tinged .
Sour Smell from TT Incision with Drainage 5 Weeks Post Op is This Infection?
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Sour Smell from TT incision?
It sound like you need to see your doctor ASAP to have that wound looked at and evaluated for a possible infection. Continue to follow your doctors advice and please follow up with him, good luck.
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