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I Had a Tummy Tuck with Muscle Tightening 5 Weeks Ago, the Past 2 Days I've Felt a Pain/burning Feeling Beside my Belly Button.

The Pain isn't all over, it's just a circle, almost feels as a bruise would feel when being pushed on, it only hurts when I move certain ways. There is no swelling or bruising there. I'm still pretty numb but becoming less numb day by day. Is this something I should be concerned about or is this a normal part of healing?

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I Had a Tummy Tuck with Muscle Tightening 5 Weeks Ago, the Past 2 Days I've Felt a Pain/burning Feeling Beside my Belly Button.

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Most likely not a real issue. But best to ALWAYS see your operative surgeon of record for a physical examination. 


Miami Plastic Surgeon
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Pain around umbilicus after tummy tuck

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This pain is probably transient and doesn't mean anything long term.  You should definitely see your plastic surgeon and make sure this is not something more serious

All the best,

Talmage J. Raine MD FACS

Talmage J. Raine, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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