What Do I Do with Surgical Drains? (Ep 21)

The Trillium Show with Dr. Jason Hall

Sep 1 2022 • 14 mins


  • What a surgical drain is and how it works (1:04)
  • The body’s internal healing process (2:10)
  • Why surgical drains are used in plastic surgery (2:49)
  • Different placements for surgical drains (4:30)
  • Can you shower with a surgical drain? (7:10)
  • The basics of surgical drain care (8:05)
  • What to do if the area around the drain gets irritated (11:58)


Dr. Jason Hall, MD

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