I am petite but had 8 lbs twins 3 yrs ago. I had a Tummy tuck 3 weeks ago. After unusual swelling in lower abdomen proved not to be fluid my dr now suggests to redo my tummy tuck in 6 months. He closed 12 cm but from the side view I look like an hour glass. Bulge above and below a flat waistline in my belly button area. Also pufy vaginal area. Dr. Suggests tightening the lower and upper abs even more. When I lay on my back it appears normal. Maybe he made me too tight in the middle?
Bad Tummy Tuck, Too Tight or Loose?
Doctor Answers (1)
Your abdomen might be just fine
3 weeks is the same as 3 minutes... time will tell if you would benefit by a revision. It doesnt sound to me like you had too much removed or that the mid section was over tightened. Perhaps it will all relax and be just fine. Wait at least 9 months. Perhaps a little revision under local anesthesia will be needed. Time will tell. Good luck!
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