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Tissue Expanders/Stitches & Drainage

Tissue Expanders/Stitches & Drainage

I developed an infection in one of my incisions and wound up in the hospital. I had to have the TE on that side taken out, cleaned and put back in. Because I have a reaction to surgical glue, I had to have stitches. 60ccs was taken out during surgery. A week after I got home, the stitches came out but the same spot was looking like it didn't want to heal, so a revision was done and more stitches put in. These stitches have now been in two weeks and I am starting to have more drainage. Also that… read more

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Im sorry your going thru all this i reqlly know the feeling … i can just say to watch for infection and the expanders due get hard but because of all thw stuff ur going thru i would defenitly ask dr … mine were getting hard due to an incapsulation and had a new pair of top of line expanders in because i had so many propblems but almost 2 weeks after the 3rd surgery i had an incapsulation again so i do know what your going thru just ask lots of questions and i wish you the best that no more surgeries needes

posted 18 days ago
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