I am a physically fit 41 yo female, approx 2 wks PO abdominoplasty and have pain immediately to the right of and sometimes below my belly button when going from a squatting to standing position. I recently noticed pain when palpating the area. I have followed PO instr. & have been slightly increasing activity over the course of the last week -nothing excessive. Is it possible that I have compromised my surgery/how would I know? My PS is approx 500 miles away and hope to save a trip. Thank you!
Should I be concerned with pain immediately to the right of my belly button 2 wks PO abdominoplasty?
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PainTwo Weeks After Abdominoplasty
Thank you for your question. A personal exam and consultation is always best.
That said although your surgeon is 500 miles away, you need to be seen by either your surgeon or a board certified plastic surgeon to determine the cause of your pain. Only a physical exam by your surgeon can answer your question.
Be sure to consult a plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, experienced in your procedure, and who has an excellent reputation in your community.
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