After mini tuck and lipo skin is red not just bruised and some parts are blistering . Is this an allergic reaction? I am 7 days post op.
Is This an Allergic Reaction? After Mini-TT and Liposuction. (photo)
Doctor Answers (6)
See your surgeon!!
Although this could be an allergic reaction, there are other more serious possiblities that make it mandatory that you be seen by your surgeon. They are all treatable, but delay in treatment can contribute to big problems. This could be a result of inadequate blood supply to the abdominal skin, or a spreading infection. If you cannot reach your surgeon, head to your Emergency Room.
Allergic reaction after surgery? (photos)
Agree with other responders. See your surgeon ASAP, although treatment options at this time may be limited. The combination of undermining lower abdominal flap, post surgical flap edema, and post-surgical compression garment may diminish blood flow above scar. Alternatively, the skin changes may represent allergy to prep solution, or perhaps a combination of allergy AND blood flow problem.
Oh my...Need to see your doctor ASAP!
You need to see your doctor right away. Could be vascular compromise/necrosis of a portion of the flap. It may or may not be related to an allergy. Either way, see you doctor now...
Hope this helps,
Dr. Michael in Miami
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