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Tummy Tuck Constipation Can I Pull Internal Sutures

I know this sounds silly. I am super constipated from my pain killers. I am 5 days out and just stopped taking them. I am taking colace twice a day... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Diminish Tummy Tuck Results by Pushing to Hard to Have a BM After?

I was wondering if it was possible to diminish the results of a tummy tuck by pushing to hard to have a BM? I was told by my ps to either push against... READ MORE

Lower Intestinal Problems After Tummy Tuck

I had tummy tuck and breat augmentation on 20th feb had bad reaction to meds and was left badly constipated and then got partial bowel blockage,used... READ MORE

I Have Sharp Pain After Tummy Tuck

I have chronic constipation nothing works for me except laxatives. I had my tummy tuck in november. Almost 5 months ago. When I go to the bathroom I... READ MORE

I Have Severe Constipation and Stabbing Pain Two Months After a Tummy Tuck?

I had a tummy tuck in Dec. 2012 with no major issues. Last Sunday, I developed a stabbing pain in my belly. Later, I develop mild nausea. I see my... READ MORE

Constipation Since Tummy Tuck 5 Months Ago

Ever since my tummy tuck 5 months ago I have been having a problem with contipation. I never had this before and have always been careful about what I... READ MORE

Constipation after surgery?

I am scheduled for a tummy tuck next month and feel prepared for the surgery and the recovery. The only worry I have is that I have a difficult time... READ MORE

Internal rectal damage?

I'm 1 wk post TT and felt the need to go #2 for the first time since surgery day. Due to constipation, I had insert my fingers (w/ glove) into my... READ MORE

Popping sounds after tummy tuck with muscle repair. Did I tear my stitches?

I had tummy tuck with muscle repair five days ago and been constipated ever since so I took an fleet enema and I had moving in my stomach and then I... READ MORE

Had a tummy tuck and breast uplift almost 8 weeks ago. Is it normal to swell like this due to constipation? (Photo)

Only problem I've had is being constipated up until a few days ago. Now my upper part had swelled hugely and I'm afraid it will stat like this. Please... READ MORE

Can sutures from my Tummy Tuck show up in X-rays for constipation?

Hi had X-rays for constipation, but wonder if suture knots can show up in X-ray. Thankyou READ MORE

Bowel problems after TT. Can you advise me?

I am 19 days po from my TT and have been suffering from constipation followed by diarrhoea that is severe and comes on very quickly with no pain... READ MORE

I had a TT 4 months ago. Since my surgery I am constipated and swollen more than 2 weeks post op. What went wrong?

I had an impacted bowel week 3 post op. Thought it was caused by the medication. The constipation has not gone away. There is no stool or gas passing... READ MORE

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