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Risk of Necrosis After Tummy Tuck?

What is necrosis and how is it related to the risks of tummy tuck surgery?  I've been trying to read up on all the risks and benefits of this... 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

Symptoms of Skin Necrosis After Tummy Tuck?

Its been three weeks since I had a Tummy tuck and I started smoking again but I was wodering what are the signs of skin necrosis? READ MORE

Dealing with Skin Necrosis After Tummy Tuck

I had full abdominoplasty a little over a week ago. I am a non-smoker (never smoked ever), healthy 5'4" 130 pd mom of 4 kids. I developed... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Recovery and Necrosis Risk Due to Smoking?

I have a Tummy Tuck scheduled in 7 wks. I used to be a smoker for many years but now only smoke socially (10 a month if that). I smoked a few the... 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

Black Spot Along Tummy Tuck Incision Necrosis or Just a Burn?

21 days post tummy tuck w/lipo. Smoke free before and after. I'm diabetic, sugars have been good before & better after, I got a black spot in... READ MORE

Fat Necrosis After Tummy Tuck. What to Do? (photo)

I had a full tummy tuck with liposuction of the flanks a month ago. Several days after drains were removed I noticed a hard area 10 cm long above the... READ MORE

Treatment for Fat Necrosis After Tummy Tuck?

I'm 7 weeks post tummy tuck. I had a vertical incision (1 inch). I have fat necrosis (small area) at the junction where the two incisions meet. I... 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

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

Fat Necrosis After Tummy Tuck What to Do? Update (photo)

Thank you for the answers to a question about fat necrosis after TT I posted 15 days ago. Now I am worry again. My PS cut part of a scar making one... 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

1 Week Post Op and Belly Button is Dark Red/black?

I am 8 days post op after full tummy tuck. I've had 2 appointments with the PA this week and both times he has expressed concern about the... 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

Fat Necrosis After Tummy Tuck

I had my tummy tuck surgery 11 days ago.Yesterday I noticed some hard tender lumps under the my skin one large one in my pubic region. The ps said it... READ MORE

Fleur De Lis Tummy Tuck, Do I Have Necrosis?

I had a FDL TT 16 days ago and I am concerned I have necrosis. First let me say, I am not a smoker, never have been, nor am I around smokers. At the T... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck - Skin Necrosis and Wound Care (photos)

After surgery my surgeon said I would need wound care.Skin where the two incisions met was already black.It has been 3 weeks & now there are... READ MORE

Does Injecting Steroids at Time of Surgery Increase Chance of Necrosis?

I had a tummy tuck and umbilicus scar revision 3.5 weeks ago to remove hypertrophic scars. The doctor injected steroids at time of surgery to reduce... READ MORE

3 Weeks Post Op TT, Desperate? (photo)

I developed necrosis the very next day of surgery. I stopped smoking two weeks prior and haven't smoke since. Im very frustrated as I decided to do... READ MORE

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