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A 60-year-old female asked about a 63-year-old female:

When you have gallbladder surgery drains should there be oozing at the incision? was blood for 3days day 4 is yellow,green no odor. nothing is coming into drain bag it is all coming through incision. this is the stomach drain. bile drain is fine?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Cant give you a specific answer not knowing what kind of GB surgery was done . Pl see your surgeon ASAP
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Foul odor and discolored draining material would be indications of a wound infection or an internal infection. Was the gall bladder inflamed at the time of surgical removal?. Was it an open or laparoscopic procedure? As has been already advised, notify your surgeon for instructions.
Last updated May 28, 2022

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