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…had another little speed-up. After he came home, I had noticed a slightly discolored spot on the belly side of his incision right about where the seroma
had been. I assumed it was just some staining from the flushing out and she had warned me that we might see some continued leaking of fluid or a

29 July 2020 5:30 pm
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…of our street so it only took a minute to get there, but I think the movement (both car and him) didn't help. You were right in that he did have a seroma
, but it seemed to have ruptured a little while we were in the car (he was sitting in a little puddle of junk when I went to check on him), and she

27 July 2020 5:57 pm
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…s he doing today? Has he eaten anything? 

A seroma
is a mix of blood and water. As long as it's more watery than bloody you should be good but let us know what your vet says.

27 July 2020 12:33 pm
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…be a seroma
, I'm not sure. Understandably he's not at all keen on me touching anywhere near the incision but I don't see any balloon-like puffiness, and the

26 July 2020 2:51 pm
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…the Tripawds Chat
for a bit if you want to talk.

His meds sound good and WOW everything you described sounds so terrific.

The seepage may be a seroma
. Usually harmless but good to let your vet know.

This is great news. Stay strong, you'v got this!

26 July 2020 2:39 pm
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…some sighthound post op clotting/bleeding issues.  If Adam had a serious issue with this, you would know it.  I have often wondered if some the the seroma
we see in sighthounds post op is the result of having so much less body fat - the fluids just pool more?  Anyhow, my Lurcher did not have a lot of

4 July 2020 9:32 am
Topic: Adam
Posts: 8
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I'm collecting his meds this afternoon and the vet will discuss changing the routine of it.

He's started today with saggy pockets of, I presume, seroma
which look alarming! He's still eating though, and toileting by himself so fingers crossed. 

3 July 2020 3:35 am
Topic: Adam
Posts: 8
Views: 105

…what it's supposed to do. But if it's gathering up in one particular spot, it's my understanding that you can apply the heat therapy directly to the seroma
lump for a few minutes (no more than 10, and very light heat), to help dissipate the fluid. If you're not comfortable with doing it, then just

… I think I mentioned before, you can ask the Vet if the "bandage wrap"  needs to be loosened if you think it's "swelling" from that as opposed to the seroma

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…area.  Chance's incision is covered by a large bandage.  The discharge instructions said we'll do the heat therapy once the bandage is off.  The seroma
is just below (toward him hind legs) the bandaged area.  Should I apply a cold compress on that area?

Finally figured out how to add a photo.

…this is such great news! Yes, check out the seroma
link and to help the fluid reabsorb into the body you can try heat and ice therapy. 

I'm so glad your grandnephew is being so attentive to Chance

…smooth recovery.  Now, sometimes,  they can have a bit of a crash when all the hospital meds wear off, so no worries if that happens.  

Check out seroma
.   That's  an accusation  of fluid sometimes  that forms sort of a saggy sack arou d the incision  area.  It will eventually be reabsorbed.  On

…him some of the yummiest  food he will eat.  Sometimes  smaller portions of "good stuff" several times a day is a good approach  for now.

Yes, seromas  do happen.  Sounds like you've got a good handle on ot by checking  with your Vet.  The fluid eventually  is reabsorbed without any issues. 

22 June 2020 3:54 pm
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…that was good was when the doctor asked me questions about him and told me the cost hmph!

3. Jett is at home now resting a lot. He developed seroma
yesterday around his belly. I am calling his vet today so she can remove his bandage or at least check it. He drank A LOT of water and ate a

22 June 2020 5:55 am
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…a bit raw. Is there any kind of cream or vitamin we could use? Is a little bit of blood normal with this type of incision? 

This is probably a seroma
, an accumulation of body fluid build up that leaks out. They are very common in new Tripawds. As long as it's more watery and pinkish than bloody,

…she isn't going outside much. 

As for the edema, that's good that the vet knows what's going on. Generally they are pretty harmless, much like a seroma
, and you'll see many Tripawds experience edema after surgery. It's usually so benign that no treatment is needed but you can try gently massaging

26 May 2020 6:17 pm
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…Kinzi! I am so happy for you that she is doing well. It sounds like she is very well surrounded too 🙂 

Arktik had some bruising and a bit of seroma
during post op recovery but it all went away fairly quickly. I believe the seroma
appeared partly because he was being his 'husky' self and doing

…small part of your home to prevent her from doing too much, too soon. Otherwise, recovery can take longer and lead to things like incision problems, seroma
and sometimes unnecessary muscle pain. 

It's great that she's eating!!! 

Oh one more question: how old/young is she?

19 May 2020 7:46 pm
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…doing exactly what she should be doing for the next 2 weeks - sleeping and resting most of the time, with short potty breaks and meals.  Griffin's seromas likely developed from him doing too much activity too soon, so keeping Beesly quiet will hopefully avoid that issue.  Does it seem that Beesly is

16 May 2020 8:37 pm
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…doing exactly what she should be doing for the next 2 weeks - sleeping and resting most of the time, with short potty breaks and meals.  Griffin's seromas likely developed from him doing too much activity too soon, so keeping Beesly quiet will hopefully avoid that issue.  Does it seem that Beesly is

16 May 2020 12:33 pm
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…mostly resolved within a week and his surgeon said they occur with all dogs but are just more visible in light coated dogs.  Griffin also developed seromas, fluid filled sacs that started at his belly and eventually migrated up to his chest.  Those also resolved on their own but took longer - about 2

16 May 2020 11:46 am
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…so if she tries to itch it this soft bandage will be in the way. Cross your fingers cause I'm tired and need some sleep. 

   Good news is her seroma
has all but disappeard already. So I think we are still on track. 4 more days till I HAVE to get my shop open. But our governor wants to extend

29 April 2020 5:55 pm
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Views: 2140

   Zivas visit went very well bandage was removed permanently and Dr Allen said everything looks real good. 

The Dr also said that Zivas seroma
was caused more by the bandage than her over doing it. Seems the bandage had slipped and it was to tight in a couple areas. Either way bandage

28 April 2020 6:03 pm
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Views: 2140

…bruising is still possible due to deep muscle oozing.  Your vet may choose to keep the sutures in longer and may add an antibiotic.  A seroma
is still possible as well so your vet may try to tap some fluid from deeper in the incision.


28 April 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Ask A Vet!
Posts: 11
Views: 137

…going Ziva! I'm so happy to hear you're having an ideal recovery. Yeah, seromas are a bummer but they're pretty harmless. I hope your appointment is easy peasy tomorrow.

27 April 2020 6:36 pm
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…Steve!  I never thought about the bandage contributing to the seroma
.  Griffin didn't have a bandage and I definitely let him do too much early on because like you, I found it hard to say no when he was trying so

27 April 2020 5:22 pm
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… everybody  told you all about seromas, so I get to just say how beautiful  Ziva is and how wonderful it is to see her so happy and enjoying  herself😊

A front legger figures out how to…

….   And clearly it didn't  stop Ziva!

You have a great Vet for recognizing  Ziva  may need to take it a vit slower still. That should help the seroma


Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!

25 April 2020 6:13 pm
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…looks so happy outside! Glad to hear things are going well. And yep that does sound like a seroma
. Check the area to make sure there's no weird smell or oozing but most likely the fluid buildup will just re-absorb back into the body. Do keep…

…her as calm as you can though, and not moving around a whole lot. Seromas tend to happen in dogs that get too much activity right after surgery.

25 April 2020 4:12 pm
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…that he has a small arch, like he cannot really stretch out and get comfortable with a new stride. Incision is healing well, little red around the seroma
but no drainage or smell. Stitches come out on the 30th, which is when we have the first round of chemo as well. Any input on his body language

25 April 2020 3:33 pm
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…Steve - The fluid buildup is likely a seroma
.  They are very common after surgery but usually nothing to worry about as they generally resolve on their own.  Griffin had several seromas that

25 April 2020 2:56 pm
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