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Why Do I Feel Bloated and Uncomfortable After Eating 3 Weeks Post-op Tummy Tuck?

I am 3 weeks post-op for a tummy tuck with a muscle repair, and an umbilical hernia repair. I have noticed that when I eat, I have to eat... READ MORE

Abdominal Bloating/Distension 1 Year After Tummy Tuck

Could the bloating/distension be a reaction to permanent sutures? It has been 13 mos. since my surgery w/no complications and the abdominal distension... READ MORE

Constant Gas in the Abdominal Area 6 Months Post-op Tummy Tuck - Normal?

I'm 31yrs old, 4ft 11in and weigh 145lbs. 6mths ago I had a full tt with no lipo and weighed 155lbs. For a couple of months now, I've been... READ MORE

Edema Following Tummy Tuck

I had a Full TT Oct 2010. Healing went great, had no problems at all. Mid Nov I began to notice I was holding fluid all over my body..maybe edema? My... READ MORE

What Can I Do About Bulging, Sensation Problems After Tummy Tuck?

I had my tummy tuck 7 months ago. Ever since I came out of the surgery, I felt I had a bulge, and it feels like something is moving around inside.... READ MORE

Why Are my Clothes Actually Tighter After a Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I'm kinda upset. I guess I expected that I would've lost a little weight from the skin, and an inch or so maybe? But its been a little over a... READ MORE

Open Wound After Tummy Tuck. Does This Happen Often?

I had Tummy tuck & lipo 5 weeks ago About a week ago my middle section incision opened up and I’m now during dressing changes a few times a... READ MORE

Bloated, "Pregnant" Look - Torn Stomach Muscle and Hernia?

Bloating looks like im pregnant when im not i have had 3 kids though. They were all c-section and i was told i have torn stomach muscle umbilical... READ MORE

Tummy Extended After 4 Weeks Post-op, What Could Be Causing This?

Hi, I had FTT 5 weeks ago. I was so happy with the result until end of week 4. Last week, my belly started to bloat and now I look like 4 months... READ MORE

One Month Post Mini Tummy Tuck, Upper Abdomen is Huge? (photo)

I had my mini tummy tuck with lipo and muscle repair done exactly one month ago and my results dont look good. My upper abdomen looks bloated, not... READ MORE

Bloated Look and Hanging Skin? (photo)

I am 39, 5'4", 148lbs with a history of two c sections with some deep stretch marks and some loose skin. When relaxed I can look about 5 months... READ MORE

Why Severe Bloating and Pain 11/2 Years After Abdominal Surgery?

I had a tummy tuck 11/2 years ago and now am having severe bloating. The mornning feels fine but by the evening it is so bloated that it hurts to... READ MORE

Lower Abdomen Very Bloated After Stitches Removed from TT, What Can I Do?

I just had a full tummytuck with muscle repair 2 1-2 weeks ago. Today I went to see my doctor and she removed the stitches around the new bellybutton,... READ MORE

Ascites or Seroma from Tummy Tuck?

I had a TT 8 months ago and the swelling in my stomach never went down, it seems to be getting bigger. Also I cannot take deep breaths and I feel... READ MORE

Worried if Ripped my Tummy Tuck Sutures

I had a full TT with lipo to z hips 4 weeks ago,the results were pretty much better than now cz i noticed few days ago that my hips grew larger,the... READ MORE

Do You Continue to Bloat Pre and During Menustration After Tummy Tuck?

Can't determine whether I'm swelling or if I am experiencing systems of menustration. READ MORE

2 Months Post-Op and I look Like I'm 4 Months Pregnant, Should I Be Concerned?

Please help I was flat until like around 6 weeks and now every day my stomach get a little bit bigger... My PS surgeon says he will see me in one... READ MORE

9 Weeks Post Op: Swelling or Bloating? (photo)

I have had the best recovery since i had my tummy tuck with no drains on December 10th. I had no issue and my results have been amazing...until last... READ MORE

Full Tummy Tuck. Fullness, Bloated and Gassy. And, my PS Charging Additional Fee to Correct His Mistake?

Hello, I am just a month shy from a year since my full tummy tuck. Lately, ive been having bloated, fullness and very gassy, days before my period and... READ MORE

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