Does exercising help swelling go down in the abdomen?
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Swelling after tummy tuck
Exercising After Tummy Tuck
Depending on how much fat there is can depend on how long it takes swelling to fully resolve. Thinner patients often take longer because there is less tissue and thus less blood vessels to remove the fluid. It is not uncommon for it to take 6 months for swelling to fully resolve. I would not recommend wearing your compression garment while exercising.
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