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Tummy Tuck Recovery

What is tummy tuck recovery generally like? If I get it done, what can I expect post-op care, checkups, pain? How long does complete recovery from a... READ MORE

Recommendation on Draining Seroma After Tummy Tuck?

Now 4 weeks post session, a seroma has developed (according to my dr.) I go weekly and she doesn't want to irrigate because of the risk of infection.... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Recovery Care?

What should I be doing as part of post-Tummy Tuck care (like showering, compression garment use, washing the binder, changing wound dressing, etc.)? READ MORE

Showers or Baths After Tummy Tuck?

I am scheduled for a tummy tuck. I take baths every night and was wondering if I need to refrain from that and switch to showering??!! READ MORE

Duration of Hospital Stay Post-Tummy Tuck?

I'm thinking of having a Tummy Tuck, and I was wondering, how long would I have to stay in the hospital after the procedure? READ MORE

Should the Scabbing be Hard or Soft 1 Month Post-Op TT? (photo)

I have 3 spot's scabbing should I keep them covered with triple and bandages or let them dry and stay hard . My PS said every thing looks good and... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Wear Binder to Tight? Will Cause Your Feet to Tingle?

I'm 4 weeks po and at night when my swelling is the worst, I get pains all through my legs and my feet get cold and tingly. I was wondering if I... READ MORE

Care After a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction

I need to get some detailed information on how much care I will need about a tummy tuck with lipo . I am alone and in my middle 50s. READ MORE

How Do You Determine Proper Fit for Compression Garments & What Are the Consequences for Coming out of One Too Early?

I want to know what standard measure is there for the fit. They are suposed to be tight but what is "tight" and what is "too... READ MORE

Could Distended Lower Abs After Tummy Tuck Be A Seroma?

I am 5 weeks post tummy tuck. My upper abs are very flat but right below my incision is extremely distended . It's as though I have a donut around... READ MORE

Interacting with Children After Tummy Tuck

I am schedule for a Tummy Tuck soon, I have 2 babies ages 2 1/2 and 1 year old. I was told that I cannot lift anything over 10 lbs. for six weeks.... READ MORE

When Will I Be Able to Take Care of Kids Again After Tummy Tuck?

I provide day care for my brothers 2yr old son. I plan to have a full tummy tuck . Will I be able to resume care for him in week or two if I stay... READ MORE

How to Care for Beginning Stage of Necrosis on Non Smoker Mid TT Incision? (photo)

Im 17 days PO and I think I have necrosis on my mid TT incision. Im 35, 5'3 158 lbs, nonsmoker, non-diabetic. full TT w/MR and lipo including inner... READ MORE

4 Week Post-op - Burning/stinging Sensation on Right Side at End of Scar

Hi, I am coming along very nicely in my healing process. My scar and belly button look good. My question is that in the last few days I have been... READ MORE

How to Take Care of my Opening Incision After Tummy Tuck?

I had my Tummy tuck surgery May 1, 2013. How can I help my open incision? READ MORE

What Expectations Should I Have for the Recovery Process for an Extended Tummy Tuck?

Just curious on what the recovery and pain will be like for an extended tummy tuck? Is it much different than a regular tummy tuck? READ MORE

5 Weeks Post Op Tummy Tuck and Incision Has Opened About 1/4 of an Inch. What Do I Do?

I'm 5 wks. post op tummy tuck and my scar does not hurt and seems to be healing well. I removed my surgical tape over the scar 2 days ago since it was... READ MORE

4 Weeks Post-op - Should I Still Be Wearing Padding Between my Binder and Scar?

I am still wearing padding (combine ABD Pad) between my biinder (which is rough) and my scar. How long I should do this for and could this be causing... READ MORE

Are Compression Garments Necessary After a TT with Lipo?

Are compression garments necessary after a tummy tuck and lipo? Do they cause ripples on your side? I'm 3 weeks postop from a TT with lipo to my... READ MORE

After a Tummy Tuck, Are There Any Long-term Dangers from Traumas to the Stomach, Such As from Impacts or Exercise?

When reading the description of tummy tuck surgery, I read that they "tighten" the muscles, which gives me the impression that something bad... READ MORE

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