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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?

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Cant give you a specific answer not knowing what kind of GB surgery was done . Pl see your surgeon ASAP

Answered 5/28/2022

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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.

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