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Healing Bruises After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction

I just had Liposuction and a full Tummy Tuck done a week ago. I'm very pleased with what I've seen so far. However, I have extensive bruising from my... READ MORE

Recommended Time Before Having Intercourse After Tummy Tuck?

How long must I wait to have intercourse after a Tummy Tuck? READ MORE

How Long Does It Take for Skin Necrosis to Heal?

I have a small section of my incision (about 1/2 inch wide at the widest part, by 1 inch long) above my pubic area. I am a day shy of 3 weeks post-op... READ MORE

What Are the Signs of Wound Healing?

I had my TT and i have 2 openings in my incision (holes) i was wondering what are the signs that the wound is healing? does it heal from the inside... READ MORE

How Long Will my Tummy Tuck Incision Take to Close?

This is a continuation from my previous posting on asking questions in regards to my open incision. Now i have a picture to share..how long will this... READ MORE

Staph Infection in Tummy Tuck Incision

I am 2 weeks out from my TT/lipo procedure. 1 drain was removed 5 days after the surgery. The other was left in place to do its job. The next day I... READ MORE

Is 2 Weeks After Tummy Tuck Safe Enough to Go on a Cruise?

I have scheduled a Full Tummy Tuck two weeks before a Caribbean Cruise. I am a 5'2" mom who had a 64-inch waist during my pregnancy of twins. I... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take for the Sutures to Heal in the Stomach Muscle in a Tummy Tuck?

How would you know if the sutures tore through the tissue and let go of the muscle that was tightened up? READ MORE

When Will This Necrosis After Tummy Tuck Heal?

Hello, I recently had a tummy tuck (never smoked in my life) and at 7 days post op I developed a blood filled blister. It was removed while removing... READ MORE

5 Week Post Full Tummy Tuck: Is This Necrosis?

I am freaking out. My incision has been healing beautifully and then today I noticed this when I got out of the shower. It is about the size of a... READ MORE

Does This Tummy Tuck Look Normal After 5 Weeks? (photo)

I have had a lot of healing issues with this tummy tuck among other things like a drain tube breaking off inside me while trying to be extracted at 2... READ MORE

Necrosis After Tummy Tuck

I started to get nercosis after tummy tuck I had on sept 24th. ( what I think is nercosis) It is getting worse and the gauze pads now are a greenish... READ MORE

How Long Does a Tummy Tuck with Lipo Take to Heal?

For a birthday gift, my friend treated me to a tummy tuck- liposuction she treated herself as well. But it was done in her country she healed fast and... READ MORE

I Had Fat Necrosis After Abdominoplasty. What Can I Do To Speed Healing and Reduce Scarring? (photo)

I’m 4 wks post op after abdominoplasty. A week ago, my PS dx fat necrosis at the incision under my belly button most likely related to an... READ MORE

Steri-strips Vs Traditional Sutures for Tummy Tuck?

I have consulted several doctors regarding a Tummy Tuck. Of the two, I am leaning towards one who uses steri-strips on the outer most layer of skin. ... READ MORE

Muscle Pain and Torn Stitches After Tummy Tuck?

I have 2 questions. First I want to know if muscle pain is normal and how long it should last. And I would also like to know if the 2 stitches that... READ MORE

Is it Normal to Still be Swollen 4 Months Post-Op Tummy Tuck w/o Lipo?

I had an endoscopic tummy tuck w/o lipo or skin removal in mid-June 2011. I am petite at 95 Ibs. and 5'3. When I try to exercise, vacuum, or for... READ MORE

Necrosis and Sepsis After Tummy Tuck: How Long Until the Wound Heals Up?

I had full tummy tuck with lipo 2 weeks ago. i developed sepsis and necrosis of the skin and fatty tissue. the doctors decided not to debride the dead... READ MORE

Can a Tummy Tuck Be Done During a Hysterectomy? (age 49)

I have suffered from endometriosis since I started menstruating at 13. I have had a laparatomy and many laparoscopies. Now, close to menopause, I feel... READ MORE

Why Isn't my Incision Healing? 4 Weeks Post TT/Muscle Repair. (photo)

I'm 4 wks po a TT with muscle repair. At 15 days po, after taking the paper take off to shower, it smelt horrible and was yellow discharge. Went... READ MORE

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