Abscess + Tummy Tuck

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Suture Abscess--dig It out or Leave It Alone?

I am 4 weeks post FTT. At my day 5 doctor visit, we noticed a red bump at the top of the incision. I figured it was a stitch coming out, and the nurse... READ MORE

What Can I Do About "Stitch Spitting" and Absess when the Sutures Are Nondissolvable?

My ruptured breast implants were removed on July 2nd, 2011. Since then, sections of my scars remained red and oozed blood and a puss. After about a... READ MORE

Does This Look Like a Bad Tummy Tuck? Will I Need Surgery Again? (photo)

I had abdominalplasty Oct. 31, 2012. There were issues with drainage tubes and pain management! My doctor refused to prescribe me anything more than... READ MORE

Dissolveable Stitches Causing Abscess 5 Yrs Post-op?

I had a tummy tuck & breast lift/augmentation after losing a large amount of weight. My tummy tuck line never smoothed and was filled with bumps... READ MORE

Abscess After Tummy Tuck. How is This Treated?

I am six weeks post op and my belly button is seeping dark, smelly fluid. I have a 2 inch opening at the scar that is taking a long time to heal even... READ MORE

Are Scar Corrections Usually Necessary After Scar Abcess?

Almost 4 weeks post tummy tuck with an abscess that suddenly appeared. Also when sitting down on the front porch i felt a huge tug like a string was... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Complication - Mycobacterium Abscesses

I have my cousin who had a tummy tuck and develop a Mycobacterium abscesses?please help READ MORE

Is It Possible for a Tummy Tuck Suture Abscess to Disappear or Repair Itself Without Treatment? (photo)

I noticed a small bump on tummy tuck incision and I was told it may possibly be a suture abcess. It now appears to be disappearing is it possible for... READ MORE

Will my plastic surgeon re-do my tummy tuck?

I had a full tummy tuck 3 years ago and ive had problems with it ever since. recently i would get an abscess monthly and the stitches would come up... READ MORE

Abscess on muscle repair a year and a half post op. How does this happen? (Photo)

Had an fdl tt 3\13. Since then I had a suture abscess at the top of my mr. Today I noticed my belly button is oozing. Also have a hard lump forming at... READ MORE

I had a Tummy Tuck nearly 3 months ago, and I have developed 3 suture abscesses. Should I be worried?

I had a tummy tuck nearly 3 months ago, and I have developed 3 suture abscesses. Every day the scab sloughs off, and the holes do appear to be getting... READ MORE

This is a follow up to my first question - What should I do about my tummy tuck? I have a hole which leaks fluid.

Went for a second opinion to a board certified plastic surgeon.She said she is positive he did not do a full tummy tuck and i will need to have it... READ MORE

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