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Is HIP swelling common after a full tummy tuck with muscle repair and NO lipo?

I had a full tummy tuck 3 days ago (with muscle repair) and noticed that my hips are very swollen. I did NOT have lipo. All the research I am doing on message boards, I seem to find women who had their thighs swell. I can't seem to find hip swelling. Could this be due to the trauma? What about the garment pushing my skin down? Thank you!

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Post op swelling

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Swelling of the hips can be normal post op. Depending on the technique used, you may have more or less swelling.

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