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Hematoma After Tummy Tuck in Seoul, Korea? (photo)

Hello, I had a tummy tuck in Seoul since they don't offer it in my country. On the 30th of June i had the surery, had 2 tubes to drain the blood but added a new one the next day, 5 days later when they opened the wrap I saw a huge hematoma on the left side. They sucked it the next day and I flew back home on that exact day. It's been two days since I came back home but the hematoma hasn't gone down yet. I was told that they did a poor job and I still have more liquids inside. Help! What do I do?

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Hematoma after Tummy Tuck is an emergency and should be drained

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Thank you for your question. You need to see a plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery for immediate care.

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Boston Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 24 reviews

Hematoma After Tummy Tuck in Seoul, Korea?

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Seek immediate urgent care from a USA boarded PS in your city. Now you understand the risks of out of country surgery! Good luck. 

Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 55 reviews

Medical tourism

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is certainly an attractive concept, whether for prices or services.  But when things go bad, it can complicate your life considerably.  You will need to find a local plastic surgery who can care for your problems or get back to Seoul.  Was there a reason you could not extend your stay once you realized you had a hematoma? 

Redding Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

Hematoma After Tummy Tuck in Seoul,

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Your options are to find a surgeon in your area. If this not an emergency and their is no one, you may have to return to Seoul. All the best. 

Seattle Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

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