I had my tummy tuck 3 months ago and was very happy with the results UNTIL this fluid build up! My drains were in for 3 weeks post op and still I have fluid retention. At this point I am going back to my dr. every week to have it evacuated with a needle. While this isn't painful I am becoming concerned that the fluid will never go away or that I will develop some other health issue because of the excess fluid. Do the compression garments really work? I was wearing it faithfully until after my last needle evacuation - 1 and 1/2 days after the fluid was right back! Shoudl I be concerned or will this fluid eventually go away?
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