Gauze + Tummy Tuck

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What is the Correct Way to Pack a Deep Wound on the Incision?

I'm 5 weeks post op but last week my dr had to get a stitch out and it became this deep hole wound. He just told me to pack it with gauze twice a... READ MORE

2 Weeks Post Tummy Tuck Tape Removal?

Hi so I am 2 weeks post op from my tummy tuck and I just removed the tape that was placed on my incision at my 1 week post op visit. My question is Im... READ MORE

Am I in the process of healing? I had skin necrosis after the procedure and I see black parts developing again. (Photo)

I had a tummy tuck 5 weeks ago , I don't smoke, I don't have diabetics, but I was sadly surprise with skin necrosis after the procudere. My PS cleaned... READ MORE

MediHoney for tummy tuck scars? Do they work?

I have recently read that these are the best gauze to use after a tummy tuck to reduce scarring an infection. Is this true? If so how soo should they... READ MORE

6 1/2 weeks post TT. Does this necrotic area need additional debridement in order to heal? (Photo)

3 days ago my PS cut out much of the necrotic skin but some still remains. She is having me fill hole with silvadene then stuff with gauze and cover... READ MORE

My Tummy Tuck incision opened up, my doctor wants me to pack it with gauze until it heals is that healthy?

I had a tummy tuck performed about 4 weeks ago and recently noticed (about 8 days ago) that the incision opened right on top of my pubic area. My... READ MORE

Is it required by all doctors for patients to take a full shower 1 day post op?

I went in for my 1 day post op appt & they are dead set on my showering today & everyday thereafter. I am terrified. When they took off my binder at... READ MORE

Seroma. How long will this leaking last?

My drains were removed after one week( Drains that were put in my vagina, ewww, three of them, is that common...now I have these gapping holes there,... READ MORE

Why is my belly button not healing? We went to wet to dry gauze but had to go to dry cause of the drainage (Photo)

I'm on a antibiotic. But I don't see any changes the last four pictures are from today the rest of them are over the last three weeks my surgery... READ MORE

Will gauze packing solve this? (Photo)

Draining at least 1000cc over 24hrs was not a typo the drain was removed day 4 I am now septic admitted to a critical decision unit another ps went in... READ MORE

What do you put on the incision immediately following Tummy Tuck surgery?

I've read that I need to buy gauze to keep the incision covered but what do you put on the incision itself so it doesn't stick to the gauze? Neosporin... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck/Lower Body Lift 4 Wound Spots due to forceful exiting seroma and Treatment Using Gauze Stuffing

My question is how safe is it to have fully wet gauze on the inside of a deep wound? I've gone almost two full days with fully wet gauze left in me... READ MORE

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