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How Long Does It Take for the Swelling Go Down After a Tummy Tuck?

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Post op swelling

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It can take anywhere from several months to a full year for all the swelling to dissipate.


Las Vegas Plastic Surgeon
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How Long Does It Take for the Swelling Go Down After a Tummy Tuck?

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There can be swelling for 3 to 6 months, occasionally longer. Everyone is different, each surgical procedure is different. Best wishes. 

Jourdan Gottlieb, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon
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Everyone is different when it comes to swelling. It can be anywhere from 6-12 months for all swelling to subside. Wearing a compression garment can and will help with the swelling.

 

Stuart B. Kincaid, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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