Lower Stomach Protruding After Tummy Tuck

I did it because my stomach was large and not...

I did it because my stomach was large and not satisfied after 4 pregnancies. So after years of exercise I finally decided to have the tummy tuck.

The pros are your tummy feels a bit tighter. Cons its painful, down time quite long, and not too thrilled about results

Does anyone else have this problem?
Dr. Shah

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Still the same with my tummy.A slight buldgebut istarted working out so im hoping it flattens some.
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Its been almost 2 years now since my tummy tuck, and im not 100 percent happy. even though ppl say its flat i still see a budge myself. My belly button looks very good, but when i eat my belly button hurts from the stretching. Even though i can barely pinch any fat it still protrudes a bit and i thought it would be more concave. i also got some fat still on my hips so in May im having lipo.
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I just had my tummy tuck on Friday (2 days ago) and haven't really been able to see results. When I do get to peak, my stomach does not appear tight or flat. I am getting really nervous!!
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My belly button actually looks pretty good, which I am thankful for because it's pretty much the only great thing I've had so far. The open wound on my stomach is starting to heal finally, but its taking a long time. I asked my DR about my stomach protruding and he said that it was just from the swelling. I guess we will see. I can only hope that it is the only reason.
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How long ago did you have your tummy tuck? I am 8 months post op and even though everyone tells me it looks great i can still see it protruding. And one side of my stomach seems flatter which makes my belly button off center. Do you still suck in your stomach?
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I have the exact same problem. My Doctor told me to still suck in my stomach but after 6 months post op I figured by now it would be very flat. Also i dunno if its because i still have a belly but my belly button now looks off centered, does yours?
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Is sucking in our stomachs supposed to help flatten it? That was the purpose in paying all that cash and going through the painful procedure. Sometimes I think it may be scar tissue because its so hard and tight, even though it protrudes.
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Yes, I have the same problem. I've complained several times to my doctor. My stomach was big too and I thought it would be completel flat after the tuck but it protrude below my belly button. Its firm & tight but it still protrudes! Sooo! Frustrating! I'm disappointed too. I'm 6 months PO.
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I have the exact same problem.Do you still suck in your stomach too? Im 8 months post op and since part of my stomach is flatter than the other my belly button is off centered
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how is your stomach now
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My stomach is protruding a little bit but I am not sure if it is just because I am swollen or what. My stomach wasn't that big to start with, I just had two c-sections and stretch marks galore to deal with which the tuck got rid of.. but I have had other complications too.. I'm so frustrated...
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