Cleaning + Tummy Tuck

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I was cleaning my very deep bellybutton, and the cotton from the end of the QTip came off deep inside?

My bellybutton was itchy so I cleaned it with alcohol and then peroxide. I was using a generic QTip. I am a large person, and cannot reach the end of... READ MORE

Will my Belly Button Heal or do I Need Medical Assistance?

I am 13 days post op from a tummy tuck and my doctor instructed a nurse to remove the tape off of my belly button. I was actually horrified at what I... READ MORE

Was Cleaning BB with Qtip. 6 Years Post TT. Deep Hole. QTip Tip Got Lost in There! How to Retrieve? (photo)

I usually use a qtip to clean the area because after exercise, can smell a little bad. Usually no problem, but last night I used a cheap qtip and now... READ MORE

How to Clean Your Tummy Tuck Incision 16 Days Postop?

I had a full tummy tuck with liposuction on august 21, 2013. READ MORE

My belly button is swollen shut and hard to clean. Is this normal? (photo)

The np says I need to clean my belly button daily with q tips and hydrogen peroxide. Its so swollen its hard to get the qtips in and feels very... READ MORE

What can I put on post tummy tuck wound above pubic area? (photo)

19 days post op skin only TT. My skin was pulled really tight and now the upper pubic area is kind of gross. My ps says to clean with peroxide or warm... READ MORE

I am having a TT in March of 2014, can ANYONE tell me if I will need someone to wipe myself after using the bathroom?

I am scheduled to have a TT in 3/14 and am very concerned about if I am going to have to have my husband have to be the one to do this awful deed?... READ MORE

Tummy tuck wound: Tiny hole with an open "tunnel" next to it, pus under skin; Cleaning inside with saline with a syringe myself?

Full TT 5 wks ago, had a seroma aspirated 3 times, looks like it's gone now. 2 wks ago a tiny hole opened in the incision and drained orange clear... READ MORE

2 months post op Tummy Tuck, I fear of even more necrosis, how can I help myself? What can I do? (photos)

I had tt two months ago, 9 days ago doc removed necrosis bigger than golf ball but smaller than tennis ball from abdomen. This is how it's looking... READ MORE

Appropriate care for tummy tuck three weeks post? (photo)

Im on my 3wkpost tt. As recommended by my doctor, I've been cleaning my incision and applying A&D daily. I guess my scar is not looking to bad, but... READ MORE

I'm 14 days post op and my PS said my tissue has turned necrotic in a couple of areas. Any suggestions? (photo)

My PS snipped and cleaned out those areas and he said it would get worse before it gets better. Later that day it does look worse and I'm just unsure... READ MORE

What method do you recommend on cleaning my incision area and naval after a tummy tuck?

What method do you recommend on cleaning my incision area and naval after a tummy tuck? READ MORE

Does necrosis look better or worse, 5 wks after tummy tuck? Update on prior post PS ultra conservative instructions (Photo)

So Im five weeks post op now. Seeing PS once a week and his instructions remain the same. Keep it clean and covered. Clean w antibacterial soap n... READ MORE

I've had a tummy tuck yrs ago. Every since then my navel smells terribly. Is this normal?

Every since the surgery my navel smells.. I have to clean it with soap on a Q-tjp now. READ MORE

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