post op cleft lift

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    Almost a year post cleft lift and there is blood coming from the bottom of the incision

    Hi everyone, my name is Angela no I had Dr. Marc Brand do my cleft lift last July (almost a year ago now). I have gained about 8 pounds since then, and I have noticed today that there is discomfort and blood coming from the bottom of my incision. Has anyone else had this kind of issue this far...
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    Three months post-op cleft lift blood?

    Hi everyone, I had a cleft lift with Dr. Brand in Chicago back in July. Everything went relatively well and I was able to go back to almost normal by September. I was sitting for extended periods of time for my classes, squatting once in a while at work, and walking to and from my classes...
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    Cleft Lift with Dr. Brand Recovery Log (6/16/18)

    Day 6 I had my cleft lift done by Dr. Brand this past Monday (July 16th), and I really wanted to write a recovery log so I could let you all know how I’m recovering and answer any questions you may have about cleft lifts and recovery! I had my first follow up with Dr. Brand on Friday (July...
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    Post cleft lift recovery with Dr. Marc Brand

    Hi everyone! I just had my cleft lift done yesterday morning by Dr. Brand in Chicago, and I wanted to post here to ask for advice and let you all know how it’s going. My biggest concern is my first bowel movement. Even before I had my original cyst landed in the emergency room, it was painful...
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    Anyone with stitch abscess issues? Post cleft lift

    Hello! I know I’ve read in the forum before about some who have had issues with some internal stitches popping out, but I can’t seem to find them. So I apologize for the possible duplicate question below :) I followed up with Dr. Caplan about a week ago (everything is healing very well, yay)...
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    Anyone have issues with gauze/tape?

    Hey guys! Tried searching through the forum, couldn’t really find anything so posting to the group :) Just wondering if anyone else has had issues with gauze or tape? It seems any tape I use gives me a small rash, so I’ve stopped and haven’t used any in a few days. Now, it seems the gauze is...
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    Cleft lift update

    Update! I saw Dr. Caplan yesterday, I’ve officially graduated to seeing him in 2 weeks rather than weekly! YAY LOL Overall, he wishes I was further along in healing but he is happy that the swelling and redness has gone down greatly. It is still draining some sero-sang draininage from that...
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    Post cleft lift, bottom opened! Need advice please

    Hello! This may be a long post, so I apologize in advance. I’ve gotten such good advice and research through this website, it ultimately lead me to my cleft lift surgeon Dr. Caplan in Philadelphia. I can’t thank everyone enough for sharing their stories and experience!! Little background, I’m a...
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