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Tummy Tuck Drain Tube Incision Area Won’t Stop Draining

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck over three months ago and he drain tube incision area won't stop draining. He doctor didn't seem too concerned but she is wondering why it's still draining and if there is anything to do about it. Date: 09/04/2011 Submitted by: KarenTummy Tuck Drain Tube Incision Area Won't Stop Draining I had a tummy tuck with one drain placed just above my pubic area May 24, [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:09:43+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Surgical Drains Still Draining Two Weeks After Tummy Tuck

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck over two weeks ago and her surgical drains are still draining at a rate of over 25 ccs of fluid in a 24 hour period. She is wondering if the amount of fluid still draining is too much and if she is doing somthing to cause it. Date: 09/18/2011 Submitted by: SouthpawSurgical Drains Still Draining Two Weeks After Tummy Tuck I had my tummy tuck [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:07:58+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Still Draining Brownish Fluid After Two Weeks

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck two weeks ago and her surgical drains are still collecting 100cc of brownish fluid each day. She is wondering how long the drains can stay in after an extended tummy tuck. Date: 09/25/2011 Submitted by: VickiTummy Tuck Still Draining Brownish Fluid After Two Weeks It's exactly 2 weeks now and I'm still draining 100cc in a 24hr. Is this something that I should be concerned [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:05:19+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking Antibiotics While Wearing Surgical Drains

Date: 10/07/2011 Submitted by: MicheleTaking Anitbiotics While Wearing Surgical Drains This website is wonderful! I have peace of mind now. My surgeon isn't very nice, she made me cry in her office! I was very emotional a week after surgery and she told me to be a woman about it. Anyway, I am 6 weeks post op and still producing about 150cc. Do you happen to know if it's safe to wear the drain still while taking antibiotics? Thank you [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:02:47+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Surgeon Removed Surgical Drains Too Soon? Result: Bad Complications

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck 8 weeks ago and now has serious complications. He doctor may have removed her surgical drains too soon and now she has a hernia, a seroma, is tired all the time, has swelling and a possible infection. She is very worried and is wondering what to do. Date: 10/11/2011 Submitted by: StephanieTummy Tuck Surgeon Removed Surgical Drains Too Soon? Result: Bad Complications Hello. I had [...]

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

Tummy Tuck Drain Tubing Leaking At Insertion Point

The following post from our forum is from a woman whose tummy tuck surgical drain tubing was leaking at the point of insertion into her body. She was able to stop the leaking by clearing or removing the obstruction in her surgical drain tubing. Date: 10/30/2011 Submitted by: LindaTummy Tuck Drain Tubing Leaking At Insertion Point Hi! I just located this very informative site after googling about my drain leaking at point of insertion. For about a day, a considerable [...]

By | 2014-12-25T10:56:00+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Surgical Drains Too Long? Purple Color Drainage?

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck 12 days ago and still has her surgical drains. Her drainage is deep purple in color. She is wondering if this is normal. Date: 12/27/2011 Submitted by: MelissaSurgical Drains In Too Long? Purple Color Drainage? I am a healthy 29 yo female and am 12 days post op from my complete tummy tuck. My incision looks great, I feel really good and my pain is [...]

By | 2014-12-25T09:31:30+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Surgical Drain Tube Hole Leaking Black Blood After The Surgical Drains Were Removed

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck 11 days ago. Her surgical drains were removed 3 days ago and the unhealed drain tube hole in her body is leaking black/brown blood. Date: 01/22/2012 Submitted by: SheriSurgical Drain Tube Hole Leaking Black Blood After The Surgical Drains Were Removed I am 11 days out from extended tummy tuck with lipo and full mr...one of the holes from where my drain was removed POURS [...]

By | 2014-12-25T09:24:03+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Doctor Can’t Remove My Tummy Tuck Surgical Drain

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck 5 days ago. He surgeon tried to remove her surgical drain but it wouldn't come out. She has to have another surgery to remove it. Date: 02/14/2012 Submitted by: MomOf4Doctor Can't Remove My Tummy Tuck Surgical Drain Hello, first thank you for this site! There is so much great information. I have a questions about drain complications. I am 5 days post op for a [...]

By | 2014-12-25T09:17:38+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Surgical Drain Is Clogged And I Am Swelling

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck operation and her surgical drain is clogged and she is swelling. Date: 02/19/2012 Submitted by: MarionTummy Tuck Surgical Drain Is Clogged And I Am Swelling I had a tummy tuck done on Jan. 6th. I starting having a lot of swelling on Jan. 19th. A drain was inserted but clogged soon thereafter. I have now had a total of three drains inserted since my surgery. [...]

By | 2014-12-25T09:14:15+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, surgical drains, swelling, Uncategorized|0 Comments