• Wonder Wednesday: What was a seroma like?

    This weeks Wonder Wednesday question is: What was a seroma like?  ***Graphic medical photos below*** As many of you know by now, I had a tummy tuck for lipedema removal on February 11th, 2021. Dr. Jaime Schwartz removed 3.5 feet of skin that weighed 20lbs. He also did manual extraction of the larger nodules and some liposuction as well. My stomach was almost all nodules and the removal of it was life changing. My back instantly felt better. About a week post op, I noticed when I leaned forward to pull my compression back up I was dripping from a non drain spot. I reached out right away to let the surgery tech know. I was advised to keep on eye on it but that it seemed like a seroma. A seroma is a collection of fluid that builds up under the surface of your skin. Seromas may develop after…