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Lab band i had a lap band surgery on nov .18, i had major bruising .And my stitches began to leak blood.The blood has no oder and is dark in color.With this leaking the bruising has began to fade and the doc says to press the blood out if i can is this n

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In brief: See surgeon

May have been hematoma-bruising that drained, but there are complications of your surgery that may need attention by your surgeon.

In brief: See surgeon

May have been hematoma-bruising that drained, but there are complications of your surgery that may need attention by your surgeon.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics

In brief: Bleeding lap band

Not normal, but it does happen occasionally.
Patients undergoing surgery are usually given a blood thinner at the time of surgery which tends to make your blood thin. Some people can end up bleeding more than others. It usually stops and the bruising will eventually go away. Your wounds should not be draining fluid though. That is often a sign of a wound infection.

In brief: Bleeding lap band

Not normal, but it does happen occasionally.
Patients undergoing surgery are usually given a blood thinner at the time of surgery which tends to make your blood thin. Some people can end up bleeding more than others. It usually stops and the bruising will eventually go away. Your wounds should not be draining fluid though. That is often a sign of a wound infection.
Dr. Gregg Nishi
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In brief: Bruising

Bruising is a sign of bleeding under the skin it is not "normal" but may not be dangerous either your surgeon is in the best position to determine if there is a reason to be concerned or not one potential concern is that bleeding through the wound where the port is located could increase the risk of infection of the port you may wish to discuss whether your surgeon feels it indicated to use some antibiotics to try and reduce the risk of this happening eric j.
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In brief: Bruising

Bruising is a sign of bleeding under the skin it is not "normal" but may not be dangerous either your surgeon is in the best position to determine if there is a reason to be concerned or not one potential concern is that bleeding through the wound where the port is located could increase the risk of infection of the port you may wish to discuss whether your surgeon feels it indicated to use some antibiotics to try and reduce the risk of this happening eric j.
Demaria, md (www.Drericdemaria.Com) medical director new hope wellness center providing total bariatric care (www.Newhopewellnessnc.Com) crossfit exchange.....Raise the bar! (www.Crossfitexchange.Com) a unique multi-specialty facility providing comprehensive care for overweight and obese people specializing in lifelong care after bariatric surgery 9910 strickland rd, suite 100 raleigh, ncc 27615 (919) 861-6366 main number (919) 861-6367 fax number.
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