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7 weeks PO LBL, belly button was innie, now is an outie. Will this problem resolve itself?

I'm 7 weeks po from a LBL. My belly button has always been an "innie", but now is an "outtie". Will this problem resolve when my (fairly mild) swelling subsides?

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Lower body lift

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You are still early after the surgery. There is a lot of swelling. Wait 6 months then evaluate. If the problem persists then revision can be done to create an innie belly button

Samir Shureih MD. FACS

sshureih@msn.com

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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