I Am Four Weeks Post Tummy Tuck and Am Still Swollen, but when the Swelling Eases I Get Loose Skin on my Midriff?
- Asked by HayleyP
- 1 year ago
Is the normal and will it tighten once I heal?
Loose Skin after Swelling Resolves after Tummy Tuck?
Thank you for the question.
You may find that the swelling of the abdomen will persist for many months after surgery. During ( and after) this time the abdominal wall skin will slowly contract as the swelling dissipates. Therefore, you will not necessarily end up with loose skin as the swelling resolves.
I would suggest that you continue to follow-up with your plastic surgeon.
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