I Will See my Doctor on Monday 13. I am still drainning from the open wound, change dressing twice a day shower twice a day, taking vit c2000 and iron and b12. My side look great and belly botton also, just very depress of how it open in middle. sending a picture what should I ask my doctor about this what am I to expect.
My TT Open About 12" Long from Middle of Stomach Should I Be in Bed or Walking Around Alot? (photo)
Doctor Answers (3)
Abdominal Wound Complication after Tummy Tuck
It appears that you have a significant wound healing problem after your tummy tuck. I am uncertain whether you smoke or have any medical history.
I would recommend following up with your plastic surgeon prior to your next appointment if possible. It appears that you have some nonviable tissue with fat necrosis that may require wound care or a wound vac to resolve in a reasonable time frame.
I wish you a safe and healthy recovery.
My TT Open About 12" Long from Middle of Stomach Should I Be in Bed or Walking Around Alot?
The posted photos shows wound edge necrosis and dehiscence. Best to ask your operative surgeon for his/her advise since they did your operation. In my patients I restrict exercise but normal everyday activity hard to limit. Good luck
Activity with open TT wound
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