Are drain tubes necessary after a hysterectomy is done?

Patient : Are drain tubes necessary after a hysterectomy is done?
Doctor :   Thank you for writing to us. Yes, you will need tubes after a hysterectomy to help you not collect blood in the area of the removed uterus. This will prevent you from having a long-term infection. There is nothing to worry about if you get an infection, please see a Doctor if you get redness or pain.

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