After Tummy Tuck Normal to Have a Change in Urine Stream Direction and Pressure?
- Asked by rudybaby in Palm City, FL
- 3 years ago
It is embarrassing but a week or so I had to control flow so I didn't pee between the seat and rim. Sometimes my stream is like u deer super pressure and that is when it is the worst but at times it flows more normally but I have to be careful now. I also feel like sometimes I have to really think about it to "get going" and when it stops I can usually go more if I just keep pushing. Will this go away? My doctors partner said sometimes things are pulled up more and it usually helps sexually?
TUMMY VIDEO: Alteration in urine stream after tummy tuck.
There may be several reasons for altered urine stream after tummy tuck. Pulling up of the mons pubis is one of them; this generally eases over a 2 month period. Also some of the pain medications may have side effects that slow the urine initiation. It is also extremely common to be constipated.
Web reference: http://www.bodysculptor.com/body-surgery-chicago/tummy-tuck/
Change in Urine Flow after Tummy Tuck
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