Four weeks ago today I had an abdominalplasty. After 3 pregnancies I wanted my diastis repaired. I am wondering how do you know if your muscles have been damaged and are no longer sewn together properly? My son was playing around and threw a bean bag ball that hit me in my gut right where my muscles were repaired and it hurt like crazy. Also, just after surgery I had 2 really bad coughing attacks and Im wondering how much can this area take before it would be damaged?
How Can You Tell if Any Damage Has Occurred to the Repaired Abdominal Muscles?
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Trauma after a tummy tuck
After a tummy tuck, you should be okay with minimal trauma to the area. Pain is most likely residual from the healing tissues. However, if you have any concerns you should follow up soon with your plastic surgeon.
Web reference: http://marylandcosmeticsurgeryinc.com/body-2/tummy-tuck/
Did trauma impact healing diastasis wound?
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