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How to Stop Tummy Tuck Drainage?

At 4 weeks post abdominoplasty, my drainage is still 60cc/day. What else can be done and what likely outcome am I looking forward to at this... READ MORE

What Color Should the Drain Outage Be After Tummy Tuck?

Just had a full tuck with lipo and have 4 drains. Can't remember what color is good or bad for the drainage. Is dark yellow liquid coming from the... READ MORE

How Much Fluid Should Be Draining After Tummy Tuck?

I had my tummy tuck yesterday morning. I have not had to empty the drains as often as I imagined I would. From 8:30 - 7pm In both drains was 50mL (day... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Without Drainage Vs. with Drains?

Does it make a difference on swelling? I notice that people who have Tummy Tucks without drainage seem to be more swollen than tummy tucks done with.... READ MORE

Drain Removed, Now Collecting Fluid. Normal?

I Had my Drain Pulled out a Week After my Tummy Tuck, I Only Drained for 3-4 Days. It's now been 3 weeks since my tummy tuck, my doctor told me I... READ MORE

Drain Still in and Draining Mostly Blood 14 Days After Tummy Tuck, Should I be Concerned?

I had tummy tuck and breast lift/augment surgery 14 days ago. Recovery has gone great except my drain in abdomen is still putting out 75 cc a day or... READ MORE

Drain Hole Not Closing, Very Painful. What To Do? (photo)

I am 3.5 weeks post op. My left drain hole has not closed up. Last week it started very painful and leaking fluid, went to the PS on Tuesday and he... READ MORE

How Do You Know if is an Hematoma or Seroma?

I just recently have a tummy tuck and liposuction, after my doctor remove the drainage I was still collecting seroma and my doctor extracted with a... READ MORE

After 4 Weeks Discovered I Had a Seroma

After 4 weeks post op from a tummy tuck, I was told I had a seroma at my 4 week post op appointment. The PS had to drain the area using a needle and... READ MORE

Drainage After Tummy Tuck

Why do some doctors choose to insert drains after a tummy tuck and others do not? What are the pros and cons to both? READ MORE

Does This Look Like a Bad Tummy Tuck? Will I Need Surgery Again? (photo)

I had abdominalplasty Oct. 31, 2012. There were issues with drainage tubes and pain management! My doctor refused to prescribe me anything more than... READ MORE

How Many Times Should I Expect to have a Seroma Drained Post Tummy Tuck?

I had a Tummy Tuck and ended up with a seroma, how long can it take to go away and how many times might it have to be drained? READ MORE

How Soon Should I See my Doctor After Finding a Seroma?

17 days post op, drain removed 8 days after surgery after well appropriate minimal amount of drainage. 9days later I have noticed what has been... READ MORE

Is It Normal to Have Dark Red Drain Fluid After 1 Week Post Op?

I am fit, 5'2" 122lbs. Had a TT 1 week ago and for the last 3 days my output went from 25 to 15 and then 10 cc of drain fluid daily. I am concerned... READ MORE

Is Yellow Drainage from my Incision Normal Two Weeks After a Tummy Tuck? (Photos)

I had a BR and TT 2 ½ weeks ago. I am concerned about a spot in the middle of my incision that is draining. I still have both of my drains in.... READ MORE

Drainage Through Tummy Tuck Incision, Normal? (photo)

Hi I had a tummy tuck and pubic contouring done on Feb. 24th 2012 and my incision ended up getting infected. My Dr. put me on a stronger antibiotic... READ MORE

How Long Does a Tummy Tuck with Lipo Take to Heal?

For a birthday gift, my friend treated me to a tummy tuck- liposuction she treated herself as well. But it was done in her country she healed fast and... READ MORE

Drain Site Tenderness - Is This Normal?

1 1/2 weeks out from tummy tuck and liposuction. I have had one drain removed and never really had any problems with it. However, the one that is left... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Without Drainage Tubes

I'm 38yrs.old, 2children 14&12. would tummy tuck harm tubal ligation?  Is there a tummy tuck available without drainage tubes? READ MORE

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