And if you do how long does it last for
After a Full Tummy Tuck Why Do You Get Constipated?
Doctor Answers (1)
Constipated after tummy tuck
There's a few reasons patients get constipated after tummy tuck. Narcotic analgesics are the worst offenders. Iron supplements and vitamins with iron contribute. The digestive tract gets a little lazy after general anesthesia. Abdominal pain also tends to slow things down a bit.
Web reference: http://www.cosmeticsurgerybaltimore.com/
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
You might also like...
Ask a Doctor
Get personalized answers from board-certified doctors. For free.