Stitches + Mommy Makeover

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Is It Okay to Wait 3 Weeks Before Stitches Are Removed after Mommy Makeover?

I had a mommy makeover 2 weeks ago. I was supposed to get my stitches out (FTT/BA/BL) today, but due to taking too long and waiting 1.5 hours, I had... READ MORE

A Little over 3 Weeks Post-op Tummy Tuck and Breast Lift. My Surgeon Told Me to Do Scar Therapy.

He gave me a cream to apply to incisions two times a day. He said to massage cream into skin with enough pressure to pop stitches under skin. I have... READ MORE

Did I Pop an Internal Stitch After my Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I am 2 1/2 weeks post op from a full tummy tuck and breast augmentaion a and feel great. I'm walking strait up and back at work. This morning I felt... READ MORE

Is This Normal? 3 Months Post MOM. (photo)

I did a mommy make over about 3 months ago and since then i had two infections on tummy tuck scar on same spot.First it was a large bump sticking out... READ MORE

How can I speed this up? (photos)

I am 6 weeks PO mommy make over. I am having issues with splitting stitches in my breast and my TT wound actually hurts on right side. How / What is... READ MORE

Open hole a T incision in breast. Could I go ahead and take out stitches now to start closing it up? (Photo)

I am 3 weeks post op from a mommy makeover and butt lift in Mexico. Terrific Drs and a great experience but now that I'm home, I have a hole at the T... READ MORE

Can you use the word RARE when a condition or situation IS actually RARE. What is RARE? 1 out of 50? 1 out of 1000?

Any person that has spent any time here on realself can see that sutures opening, infection, drains staying longer than a week, necrosis, and every... READ MORE

1 year post op, I have short of breath, causing lightheaded and panic/anxiety as well as GERD. Is this normal? (photos)

I am a health, fit mother of 4. I had a TT and conservative BA 1 yr ago with a TT scar revision done in Jan. I am now 5 mo PO from the revision and am... READ MORE

Is it okay to walk on a treadmill?

I had a TT with fascia repair on Oct 9th. Had a BA on Nov 20th. Only minor complication was a stitch came loose and it was repaired on Dec 4th. I have... READ MORE

Swollen belly button? Is that normal?

I had my tummy tuck, lipo, and breast lift done. Today marks two weeks, still have stiches. My question is my belly button looks not cute and swollen... READ MORE

I am now 3 weeks post op tummy tuck, breast lift and liposuction of buttock and hip area. (Photo)

My left side seems to be healing fine but my right is very different. Right breast seems to have separation, also right side of TT incision the wound... READ MORE

Will this swelling and lump go? Will my stomach look better in a few months? Does it look like my internal stitches came loose?

I had my tummy tuck, Liposuction and breast reduction procedures on July 7, 2015, 2 weeks later, I noticed a good sized lump bulging above my belly... READ MORE

Are there some stitches better than others?

I am contemplating a mummy makeover in Thailand. Im concerned about stitches spitting more than usual if cheap nasty ones are used. Are my concerns valid? READ MORE

When to remove non-dissolvable stitches after circular tummy tuck and breast augmentation?

I had a circular tummy tuck and breast lift with implants done on April 15th. I travelled for the surgeries and my surgeon suggest non dissolvable... READ MORE

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