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Topic: drainage after mastectomy's

Forum: Surgery - Before, During, and After — Surgical options and helpful tips for recovery and side effects.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2020 07:50PM

sienna43 wrote:

My mastectomy' went well but the drainage following the surgery has continued for 5 weeks/ Radiation will take place after the drainage stops. Has anybody had this experience

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Jun 30, 2020 11:02PM MinusTwo wrote:

Sienna - I had one side that lasted 4 weeks and another 5 weeks. It's better to get the fluid out than have it pool later.

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