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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

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

Why is fluid leaking out of my belly button?

I'm on day 18 post op, been feeling ok pain are not as bad.  Both drainage came out 4 days ago. But now my belly button is leaking fluid.... READ MORE

After a Tummy Tuck, I Have a Drain in and Output is 50cc After 20 Days, What Can I Do?

I had a full tummy tuck with a little lipo 20 days ago. I had two drain tubes, after 8 days, one tube was down to 15 a day and that tube was removed.... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Seroma? Fluid Won't Drain.

3 weeks post FTT. Drains removed one week ago and swelling worsened. Yesterday, I noticed when I push on a large lump in my pubic area, I can see the... READ MORE

Fluid Build-Up After Tummy Tuck

I had a tummy tuck Feb 07,2011 and i have had fluid build up since i got my drains taken out about a week and a half ago. My stomach is like a water... READ MORE

Seroma or Normal Swelling 15 Weeks After Tummy Tuck?

Im at 15 weeks after tummy tuck and liposuction and I seem to have a pouch in the lower part of my belly I saw my doctor 4 weeks ago, he used a... READ MORE

Is there any way to get rid of a seroma besides draining?

I have had a seroma since 3 days after my drains were removed. I'm 5 weeks post op and have had it drained 4 times now, it started with 60 cc of fluid... READ MORE

TT - How to Know if Fluid Starts and What Happens if Not Treated?

I travelled to have a TT as I had no choice. I am 2 weeks and have a bulge under my belly button which I assume is swelling and know is normal for 2... READ MORE

*WARNING* Graphic Picture: Is This Infection?? (photo)

I had a TT with MR and Lipo on 10/14/11. I have recently changed surgeons because I got Staph and MRSA which my first surgeon didn't treat. I now... READ MORE

What is This Hard Bulge after Tummy Tuck Surgery?

Hard Bulge 4 Weeks Post TT/MR-- on my Upper/ Lower Abdomen Above my Incision, Below (New) Belly Button. My surgeon was unable to aspirate fluid from... READ MORE

Above Tummy Tuck Incision Line. Swelling? Fluid? Sponge Like Fluid? I'm Confused.

@ 2wks removed drain tube(1 tube was placed on the side). There are swelling above incision line on both side. PS swears there are some fluid. Each... READ MORE

After Drain Tubes Are Removed, How Long Does It Normally Take for the All the Fluid to Evaporate?

It is one month and 7 days post op tummy tuck. 10/2/12 drain tubes was removed. I am so tight with fluid, even my groin area is puffy. How long does... READ MORE

Why Isn't my Incision Healing? 4 Weeks Post TT/Muscle Repair. (photo)

I'm 4 wks po a TT with muscle repair. At 15 days po, after taking the paper take off to shower, it smelt horrible and was yellow discharge. Went... READ MORE

Recurring Hematoma 2 Weeks After Tummy Tuck

I had a tummy tuck 12 days ago, drains was taken out 7 days post op, 2 days later, fluid started to build up, on day 10, it became extremely... READ MORE

5 Months Post Tummy Tuck: Been Draining Seroma for 4 Months Now

There doesn't appear to be any fluid at this point, but the swelling is severe. It begins right above the incision and is in the exact area that... READ MORE

Need help with surgery wound: When will the leaking of fluids stop? (photos)

I clean it 3 times a day as directed by my doctor, i apply silver Sulfate, i had my SX about a month ago out of the us, (currently looking for a... READ MORE

Can You Tell Me if This is a Seroma, my Ps Not Commiting to What It is? (photo)

This hole appeared one week after surgery, I sent a photo to my ps and explained that it had oozed a lot of bloody fluid,the oozing has slowed Down... READ MORE

Open wound after 2 weeks post op TT how long will it take to heal? (photo)

I have this open wound for almost aweek's not draining from the hole you see its actually draining yellow fluid from a slit under it on the... READ MORE

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