Infection + Tummy Tuck

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Discharge After Tummy Tuck an Infection?

I don't think this is normal: I had a Tummy Tuck done 10 days ago and there's some clear discharge. That small hole with the yellow inside scares me.... READ MORE

Infected Incision 3 Weeks Post Op from Tummy Tuck. Should I Worry? (photo)

3 weeks ago I had a breast lift with implant, tummy tuck and lipo of the flanks. Attached is a picture of my tummy tuck incision. Is this something I... 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

Incision Infection 6 Weeks Post-Op

I have a 2in area of my incision that is wider and redder, a few days ago it developed a small hole the size of a pencil tip and had yellowish pus... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck After 2 C-sections and Uterus Attached to Abdominal Wall?

I recently welcomed my daughter into the world via c-section. (My second c-section). The doctor created a new incision approx. 1-1/2 inches below the... READ MORE

How Common is Infection with Abdominoplasty?

My nieghbor came over today and told me the horror story of her ongoing 4 month MRSA infection after a hysterectomy and now i am terrified. Ive been... READ MORE

Is It Common for Permanent Abdominoplasty Sutures to Get Infected After 5 Years?

My stomach muscles started hurting approximately 5 years post abdominoplasty. Went to dr, he said I had a hernia at an old gallbladder incision sent... READ MORE

Is a Hot, Swollen Tummy and Fever Normal 2wks Post Full Tummy Tuck?

I am 2 wks post full tummy tuck and developed a fever. Have now been on atibiotics for 2 days. Today my tummy is hot and very swollen which it has not... READ MORE

TT Incision has been Infected for Two Weeks, the Hibiclens / Silver Sulfa is not Helping, What Should I Do? (photo)

I am a 30YO women who had a full tummy tuck (tubeless) & breast aug 4 weeks ago. I noticed leakage (yellow/green) from a spot on the tummy... READ MORE

*WARNING* Graphic Picture: Is This Infection?? (photo)

I had a TT with MR and Lipo on 10/14/11. I have recently changed surgeons because I got Staph and MRSA which my first surgeon didn't treat. I now... READ MORE

I Am Super Itchy, Not Sure if Infected or Just Rash from All the Scratching. (photo)

I had the prineo tape/glue removed 21 days post op. Since then, i have used mederma and i have been incredibly itchy around incision site. I cant tell... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Stitches Still Present After 5 Months

I had a full Tummy Tuck on Oct 17, 2008. Five months later, I still have stitches on my hips. My plastic surgeon says maybe next month they'll come... READ MORE

6 Weeks Post Ftt and my Belly Looks Disfigured! Options? (photo)

I had a tummy tuck 6 weeks ago after losing 14 stones. straight after surgery for the first week i had a super flat tummy. towards the end of week 4 i... READ MORE

Infected Navel After Three Weeks of Surgery?

Hi, I'm experiencing a case of a very large open wound.I had a TT three weeks ago. I previously had two surgeries in the same location. My navel has... READ MORE

Infection and Oozing from Incision Post-Tummy Tuck

I am 2 weeks post tummy tuck and about 7 days ago developed an infection. Fever, chills, extreme pain on the side infected (so much so that I... READ MORE

Vomited 1 Day Post-Op Tummy Tuck, I Believe I Busted the Sutures, Could this cause Seroma?

I had a tummy tuck at the end of July. The evening post op, I violently vomited. I heard and felt a major pop. I immediately felt my tummy tuck was... READ MORE

Terrible Smell from Openings in Insicion and Barely Open Belly Button, is this Normal?

Many of you have been answering my questions lately and I'm so greatful! As you know, I currently have MRSA & Staph. I'm on bactrum, but I... READ MORE

Is Foul Smelling Discharge Normal After Tummy Tuck?

Part of my incision has separated and has a cream colored foul smelling discharge. My plastic surgeon says it is not infected and will heal over time.... READ MORE

Low Belly Button After Tummy Tuck Infection

Full tummy done and i think my bb was floated. well after i had the surgery i got an infection in which it resulted in skin being cut away. Now that... READ MORE

Need to Postpone a Tummy Tuck Because of Sinus Infection/cold?

I when I woke up this morning I had horrible body aches and a temp of 100.8. I immediately thought I have the flu. I went to see dr. was put on... READ MORE

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