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Do I exercise when drain tubes are draining after a masectomy?
Hi.  Do I exercise when drain tubes are still draining after masectomy???  I have been walking on threadmill and drain tube is still draining 1 month after surgery!!!! Please help- I need to know w/ to do to stop drainage & get tube out!
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25201 tn?1255584436
The drainage won't stop until the surfaces have "stuck" together and there is no void to be filled with fluid. Drains are usually out before a month post-op. You might ck. with your Surgeon about how much exercise you should be doing. I wouldn't think what you describe would have any effect on it though. One of mine had to be replaced after removal because of fluid accumulation but only for about a week. Regards ....
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