I had a mini tummy tuck 8 weeks ago. I wore my compression garment for a 6 week period. Before(with the garment) it was well contured and the skin was connected to my body. I was pleased and so was my doctor. Now with 1 1/2 week of removal of the garment I noticed my skin is more flabby and jiggly. Like jello. This kind is dishearting. Not sure if I have sermona or leftover inflammation.
Possible to Develop a Seroma 6 Weeks Post Tummy Tuck?
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Seroma occurring 8 weeks following a tummy tuck
It sounds like you did what you were instructed to do in the postoperative period. Even when fully following prudent recommendations seromas can occur. Without an examination, one can't specifically diagnose this as a fluid accumulation. You should be evaluated immediately by your plastic surgeon. If it does turn out to be a seroma, then aspirations would be indicated.
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YES IT IS POSSIBLE
It is possible to have a serome after giving up pressure garment.
If it has happened,it may need drainage.Your surgeon can tell you after examining you.
Seroma 6 weeks after tummy tuck
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