How normal is it and how long does it last?
Swelling Throughout the Day After Tummy Tuck
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Tummy tuck swelling
Some swelling after a tummy tuck is normal and this may last a few months. Give it time to resolve on its own or else be evaluated by your doctor to make sure.
Swelling after tummy tuck
Swelling after the tummy tuck can last up to 3 months and can be diminished with compression garments, ambulaton, manual lymphatic drainage, etc.
Web reference: http://www.bodysculptor.com/body-surgery-chicago/tummy-tuck/
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