What Things Should I Avoid to Minimize Swelling After a Tummy Tuck
- Asked by salpi1975 in Woodbridge
- 2 years ago
Things to avoid to minimize swelling after a tummy tuck in terms of diet and physical activities? I am almost 8 weeks post op and tend to notice days that I am more swollen than others. I would like to know the things to look out for as triggers.
Excess Swelling After A Tummy Tuck
Prolonged swelling after tummy tuck
I would wear the binder as much as possible. I would also recommend that you stop by the ps office when you are swelling to have the doctor check it out.
Swelling takes time to come down.
Swelling, post a tummy tuck, is common following exercising. This will eventually subside with time when your body's lymphatics begin to drain in their usual pathways.
Swelling after tummy tuck
Now that you are eight weeks post tummy tuck you will probalbly notice an increase in swelliing with exercise and acitivity, and sometimes with salty food intake.
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