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.
What Things Should I Avoid to Minimize Swelling After a Tummy Tuck
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Cut back on salt and don't over exert yourself
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.
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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.
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