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I had a tummy tuck done in DR on aug 13th..the drain was removed 5 days later,,i was fine but since i came home i noticed a lil fluid wave in my
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stomach..i read up on this and realized it was a seroma..i went to the Dr and they aspirated about 60cc..i still have some left but I have to pay out of pocket to see a Plastic surgeon in the states..I live in long island and I cant find anyone to help me..my results are good otherwise and im wearing the binder as tight as possible to get rid of the rest of the fluid but i need to have more aspirated..im scared and dont know if there is any plastic surgeons in the NY metro or long island area that can help..please let me know. Your help is greatly appreciated...thanks

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January 21, 2010 6:24 PM

This is a major reason not to skimp on your health. I won't lecture you on this.

I advise you to try every plastic surgeon you can find. If you have friends who have a good (more)
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