5 months post op, what is causing the pain and swelling?
Doctor Answers (2)
Upper part of tummy tuck still hurts at 5 months
If your surgeon can find nothing wrong, it is possible that it is the internal muscle sutures causing the swelling and bulging - and swelling causes numbness.
The important thing is if things are improving, even if very slowly.
If so, then all is well and your recovery is just a matter of time.
Hope you find this answer helpful. Have a great day!