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I'm an Active Woman Who Received a Tummy Tuck in SD 6 Months Ago. I Still Have Swelling After I Jog when Will This Stop? (photo)

Why do I feel the tugging in the upper abs? Why do I swell really bad after jogging? When will this go away? It's not even comfortable sleeping at night, the tugging sensation makes it hard to fall asleep.

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I'm an Active Woman Who Received a Tummy Tuck in SD 6 Months Ago. I Still Have Swelling After I Jog when Will This Stop? (photo)

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Might be scar tissue with entrapped cutaneous sensory nerve. Best to see your surgeon. An injection of marcaine to area might alleviate the pain/tightness cycle.//


Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 61 reviews

Tummy Tuck 6 Months Post Op

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Based on your photos, you have a very nice result. It takes months to totally heal from a tummy tuck. Try wearing your compression garment while jogging, and when you are experiencing the tugging sensations. This will all even out over time. Discuss your concerns with your Plastic Surgeon so that he can guide you to a complete recovery.

Robert E. Zaworski, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 24 reviews

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