Ask a doctor

Tummy Tuck Scar Pain on Hip?

I had a tummy tuck with Lipo of the hips and flanks 11 days ago. He used the incision for the opening for the Lipo. I am now having a sharp burning pain whenever I move on my left hip scar site. It feels deep like it's on my hip bone. Will this go away? What is it?

Doctor Answers (2)

Pain over hip after tummy tuck

+1

Occasionally, patients can have pain over one hip after tummy tuck and liposuction of the flanks.  This is because there are some sensitive nerves in the area.  For most patients, this gets better with time.  Good luck.

Dallas Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Tummy Tuck Scar Pain on Hip?

+1

Without a photo it is hard to guess. At any rate, this type of question is most likely to get you a useful answer if asked to your surgeon, who can get some more history over the phone, and decide if you should be seen in the office. Best wishes. 

Seattle Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.

You might also like...