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Pain and Stinging 6 Months Post Op, What Can I Do?

I had a tummy tuck 6 months ago. (yes, 6 months ago) I am still experiencing pain and stinging on the right side. Please, please help me!!!

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Stinging 6 months after tummy tuck surgery

Thank you for your question.

The best thing to do is to visit your surgeon and have him/her evaluate to see what is happening that you are experiencing this after 6 months.  An irritated nerve sounds like the most likely cause.

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Pain 6 Months after Tummy Tuck

You should go back to your plastic surgeon to be evaluated. In rare cases, a nerve may be irritated and as Dr Tholen described below, an injection may help.

Karol A. Gutowski, MD, FACS
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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