I had a tummy tuck with lipo suction of the flanks on April 7th 2011 its just a little over 4 weeeks and am in no pain and my body feels the same way before surgery I still have to pull my mucsles in to get my tummy to look flatter,in the morning wheni wake my tummy is flatter after breakfast it pops right up. isn't your tummy supposed to feel tight if your mucsles is tighten? the only thing that bothers me is getting up 1st thing in the morning its kinda of painful thats it, I had a full TT.
No Tightening Results From Tummy Tuck
Doctor Answers (6)
Postoperative tummy tuck results, still loose
Tightening after tummy tuck
It is too early for you to be able to tell how much of what you are experiencing is due to swelling. Usually, the muscles are tightened during tummy tuck and it may take some time to get used to the way it feels.
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Results from Tummy Tuck
During tummy tuck surgery, the extra skin is removed and the underlying muscles are tightened. You should see a result right away, but it may be masked by swelling. However, this should also resolve over a few weeks. If you are concerned about your results, you should address this with your surgeon. If you have before and after pictures to post, we may be able to give you more specific advice.
dificult to answer without pictures. i wonder how much pain you had immediately post op. muscle repairing procedures are quite painful. sometimes things can loosen though it usually takes more than 4 weeks
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