I faithfully wore by binder but yesterday took it off for a 1/2 day now i swelled right up and my skin is hard.
Doctor Answers (4)
Swelling with a tummy tuck
Surgery and swelling
It is normal that you get swelling if you take off your garments. I recommend you to use your binder all day for at least 3 months. only take it off for bathing purpose.
Dr. Silvia Aviles
Dominican Certified Plastic Surgeon
You are only 2 weeks post surgery is normal to get swelling during the day and if you didn't have your binder on is more of a reason, you need 23 hours a day with garment or binder for the first month and after the first month i tell my patients to wear during the day for support.It would get better.
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