So. In the midst of feeling half-dead after chemo, I woke up this past Saturday at 4:30 AM to pee, and found that my surgical site had sprung a serious leak.
Yellow, slightly syrupy fluid was flowing down my side like a fountain. To say it was gross is a bit of an understatement.
I called my surgeon – because, leak. She basically said yep, built up too much fluid. Sleep on a towel and it’s fine.
So when I went to get fluids later that day, I had the nurse look at it and they thought it looked weird. They also took a culture of it.
Fast forward … culture came back with staph. So I’m on antibiotics. I’ve seen my oncologist, infectious disease, and my surgeon. I go see wound care on Friday morning. The wound looks fine, but my onco is hesitant to do another chemo round if I have an open wound.
So… gotta wait and see what wound care says and then determine a course of action.
If it ain’t one thing…….