how long should the wound of the paracentesis drain?
Mr. Amro Labib
Mr. Amro Labib
General surgeon
Mandurah
Paracentesis is usually a procedure where some of the fluid accumulating inside the abdomen (ascites) is aspirated with a needle for pressure release. More often it`s a needle puncture site rather than a true wound and this should stop leaking within hours, if it continues to leak more than that , you need to see your doctor.

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