A 41-year-old member asked:
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where does the drainage come from with a partial vulvectomy?

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Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Drainage: Some of the fluid is just weeping of the underlying tissue because of exposure to outside. Occasionally some drainage is infection.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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