Is It Common to Still Have Pain 2 Years After a Tummy Tuck
- Asked by 6540anon in Phoenix, AZ
- 3 years ago
I occasionally still have pain in my stomach.. more like discomfort. it ranges from a burning feeling, to sharp pains, to feeling like my muscles are tearing. is this normal? is it just the feeling/sensations coming back?
Delyaed onset of pain after tummy tuck
You should truly be evaluated by a surgeon. This is highly uncommon after tummy tuck. I have seen this once when one of my patients gained a significant amount of weight straining the muscle diastasis repair. If weight gain is not your problem, you may want to consider an evaluation to make sure you do not have a hernia or other condition causing the delayed onset of pain.
Web reference: http://www.bodysculptor.com/body-surgery-chicago/tummy-tuck/
Pain after a tummy tuck
Could be present 2 years after the procedure. There would also be nerve irritation to a nerve called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. To determine this, you need a doctor to look at you, otherwise, it is speculation. I hope this answer helps.
Persistent Discomfort 2 years after a Tummy Tuck is not common
Regarding: " Is It Common to Still Have Pain 2 Years After a Tummy Tuck
I occasionally still have pain in my stomach.. more like discomfort. it ranges from a burning feeling, to sharp pains, to feeling like my muscles are tearing. is this normal? is it just the feeling/sensations coming back?"
Persistent discomfort 2 years after a Tummy Tuck is not common. Occasional discomfort after significant straining however may be seen but is rarely of permanent significance or concern. If you have any worry I suggest you see your surgeon.
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