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What's an encapsulated seroma and how dangerous are they?

I had a TT with MT 7 months ago & got drained 2x. I had a MRI & was told it was fluid above navel (5.8 X 5.8 x 5.9 if I remember correctly). Same size... READ MORE

How can I find out if I have an encapsulated seroma?

Following my tummy tuck several years ago, I developed a seroma in my abdominal, which my doctor drained several times. Eventually surgery was... READ MORE

I Think I Have Some Seroma Complications, How Can I Tell, And What Do I Do?

June 7 2012 I had tt w/lipo and w/out muscle repair. Developed seroma which was drained 2x. dr said remainder was not enough to drain and it would... READ MORE

Is it medically advisable to remove an encapsulated seroma or can it be left alone? Can it get bigger with time?

I have a duck egg size encapsulated seroma following a fleur de lis abdominoplasty. It is not painful and central on my stomach. My PS says if it is... READ MORE

I had a Tummy Tuck 6 months ago, I have a pouch above the scar. Any suggestions? (photos)

I returned to the clinic and they told me my ps is no longer in the country, they had another ps look and he said I have an encapsulated seroma and I... READ MORE

Is this a seroma? Could an encapsulated seroma be present at 14 weeks post op? I need a mini tuck revision or full rev (Photo)

I had tummy tuck 1/23 and now it's 5/5 and this looks horrible. I had 140 cc of Jp drain in 24 for 3 weeks PS pulled JP then I got a seroma a week... READ MORE

Are there any Cleveland, Ohio area doctors who can remove an encapsulated seroma that developed after a tummy tuck?

I saw a gen. surgeon who referred me to a cosmetic surgeon. Then that cosmetic surgeon said I needed to wait 6 weeks to see if my body would absorb... READ MORE

Are these encapsulated seromas? (photo)

I am 3 months post it. I initially developed seromas at 2 weeks and were aspirated twice. I now have 2 hard raised areas in the same areas. The... READ MORE

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