I Am 4 Weeks Post Op TT, 1 Drain In. Putting out Between 25-30cc's/day, Bursa?

I am 4 weeks Post op and dtill have 1 drain in. It's putting out approx. 25-30cc;s/day. Is it likely at this point for there to be a Bursa, keeping my skin and muscles from bonding. I havent been at all active because I just want this drain out. I always wear my compression garment. Is there anything more I can do to move things along?

Doctor Answers 1

What does your board certified plastic surgeon say?

Lets face it , 4 weeks is a long time for a drain and something needs to be done.  pull it and see if you do ok or explore it and strip the capsule.  personally i would pull it and bite the bullet.  if you have a seroma you will need an operation to remove it.  

Most important thing is to speak with your ASAPS member Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

 

What does your board certified plastic surgeon say?

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Lets face it , 4 weeks is a long time for a drain and something needs to be done.  pull it and see if you do ok or explore it and strip the capsule.  personally i would pull it and bite the bullet.  if you have a seroma you will need an operation to remove it.  

Most important thing is to speak with your ASAPS member Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

 

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