I have a bulge (spare tire) above my belly button after a full tummy tuck 5 months ago. Will Lipo help?
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Still swollen after five months
Remaining bulge above the belly button after 5 months.
- Good medical photos might help show the nature of your post surgical problem.
- There is no substitute for a visit back to your plastic surgeon to re-evaluate your abdominal wall.
- Liposuction of the upper abdomen performed at the time of your tummy tuck is quite limited; too much lipo can disturb the blood vessels going to your remaining tummy skin and result in tissue loss. Your surgeon's Re-examination will help determine the best treatment options.
Upper Abdomen Concern
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