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Tummy Tuck Drainage

Christine Great information. Thank you! I'm currently scheduled for 2 consultations to have my tummy tuck done, and no website that I have ever been to has answered my drainage questions like you have. Thanks again! I'm going to keep your site info. in case I have more questions in the next few weeks. Christine, I'll be happy to answer any questions if I can. Going to you first tummy tuck consultations can be an exciting and scary. You may [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:52:14+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Too Long For Tummy Tuck Surgical Drains

The following comment from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck performed two weeks ago and still has her surgical drains installed. She thinks that is too long and that too much fluid and blood is being drained. Date: 04/28/2010 Submitted by: Alicia I had a tummy tuck done two weeks ago, and my drain is still water and blood my doctor thinks this is normal, but I don't. I think that that is to long [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:49:16+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Over 3 Weeks With Tummy Tuck Drains

Cindy Ok, so I had my tummy tuck on May 12, 2010 (almost a month ago now) and I still have the drainage tube in on the right side!!! I'm so frustrated right now, it hurts so badly just sitting with this thing in me!! It stings so bad and it is so uncomfortable, the output is at about 30 cc's but I really want it taken out immediately!! Also, every time I tell my doctor about something I had [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:45:31+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Drains Taken Out Too Soon

The following question from our forum is from a woman who has surgical drains from her tummy tuck operation that were removed too soon according to her doctor. Her doctor's medical assistant is the one who removed them. Date: 06/12/2010 Submitted by: Michele I had my right JP drainage tube taken out on Monday June 7, 2010 and my doctor was very upset with me because he thinks it was too soon to have it taken out (the medical assistant [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:44:57+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Drains Coming Out

The following question from our forum is from a woman who has surgical drains from her tummy tuck operation that are coming out by themselves. Each movement she makes causes them to wiggle out a little bit more and she is wondering what to do if they come completely out. Date: 06/19/2010 Submitted by: Michele I am 10 day post op full abdominoplasty. So far so good except these drain tubes giving me fits. The right one is out to [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:44:20+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Surgical Drain Problem

The following question from our forum is from a man who is having problems with his surgical drain following a tummy tuck operation. The drainage fluid is not going into the drain tubing and bulb like it is suppose to but rather coming out of the hole where the surgeon inserted the tubing into his skin. Date: 07/01/2010 Submitted by: Chris I had a mini complex abdominoplasty yesterday and had one drain put in. Almost all of my draining has [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:42:17+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Surgical Drains Complications

The following question from our forum is from a woman whose mother had a Tummy Tuck operation 6 years ago and now is experiencing pain and complications in the area where her surgical drains were inserted. Date: 08/19/2010 Submitted by: Juliann After 6 years of having a tummy tuck operation, my mother, 67, is experiencing severe complications: not eating regularly, losing weight, chronic constipation pain, especially on the right side of her stomach where the drainage tubes were placed (stabbing, [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:39:33+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do Tummy Tuck Surgical Drains Hurt?

The following question from our forum is from a woman who was wondering if tummy tuck surgical drains hurt, how long the drains have to stay in and how difficult it was to go to the bathroom with the surgical drains. Date: 08/20/2010 Submitted by: Dominique I am interested in getting a tummy tuck. I was wondering if the drains hurt? is it hard to go to the bathroom? How long does the drains stay inside you? Do you have [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:38:40+00:00 December 25th, 2014|pain, surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Removing Tummy Tuck Surgical Drains

The following question from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck 17 days ago and is wondering if it is safe to remove her tummy tuck surgical drains. Date: 08/28/2010 Submitted by: Baby I had my abdominoplasty & herniolasty done on 11/8/2010 ie. 17 days now. The drain collected still is 22cc. Can the drain be removed now? Will it get accumulated if the drain pipe is removed? Baby RESPONSE Date: 08/28/2010 Submitted by: Tanner Baby, [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:37:09+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Where Does Surgery Drain Fluid Come From?

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had an operation that removed fat and skin only from her body and has to go back to the doctor every few days to get fluids drained. She is wondering where the fluid is coming from and why it is doing that. Date: 01/07/2011 Submitted by: AdelineWhere Does Surgery Drain Fluid Come From? I had a domplasty when they only cut my skin off, and some fat. Why is [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:18:33+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments