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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

Ice or Heat on Area Where Seroma Was Drained?

3&1/2 Wks After Tummy Tuck. I had a area under my stitches that was red and puffy about a week ago took antibiotics and was the same. No infection... READ MORE

Had a TT 10 Days Ago and Still Draining Dark Red in my Drain, Should I Worry?

FULL TT without muscle tightening or liposuction 10 days ago and my drain is still draining dark red blood where 99% of the time I have to strip the... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck 8 Weeks Ago. Aftercare Advice? (photo)

I did a tummy tuck 8 weeks ago. The middle section still Very hard and red. Have a very deep scab. Belly button still not completey healed. The doctor... READ MORE

Is It Normal For My Stomach To Be Lumpy Hard an Uneven After TT?

I Had a Full TT an Lipo on March 5 2013.. my Stomach is Lumpy Hard an Uneven. is This Normal. My tummy is uneven an it looked better when I frst had... READ MORE

I had a full TT with MR and Lipo to the flanks/lateral thighs. Possible Necrosis? (photo)

Does this look like possible early sign of Skin Necrosis?? my entire incision area is read and itchy, I was intially told I had a reaction to the... READ MORE

Is My Tummy Tuck Scar Concerning? (photo)

I am 18 days post op and my scar right above my mons is becoming extremely red, more so by the day, and some areas appear to be separating. I found a... READ MORE

11 Days Post-op and Still Draining 75-100mls of Dark Red Fluid. Shouldn't It Be Clear by Now?

I am 11 days post-op from an extended tummy tuck and I am still draining 75 to 100 mls of fluid a day and it is not anywhere close to clear it is... READ MORE

Dark Red Drainage 2 Weeks After ETT?

I had an extended tuck two weeks ago and did not require muscle repair. Two jp drains were put in and the right side has been perfect and has been... READ MORE

Belly Button is Flat and Red After Tummy Tuck

I'm 2 months post op full tummy tuck and lipo of flanks. My belly button finally healed but it's flat, red, half-dollar size. At 1st was a white plug... READ MORE

Large Amount of Dark Red Drainage 10 Post TT?

I had a TT 10 dys ago. I returned to work today at a desk job. I feel relatively good and manage my pain with Advil and Tylenol. I had no work done to... READ MORE

3 Months Post Tummy Tuck, Bb is Now Red and Oozing?

I am 3 months post a full tummy tuck with abdominal wall repair. I have posted in regards to the results of the tummy tuck and breast lift but, today... READ MORE

I am 13 days post op TT/BL/Aug and I am concerned about red, puffy, swollen incinsion.

Because my tummy incision is red, puffy and swollen around incision on the right side and I also have an area six inches below my incision upper... READ MORE

Are these stitches opening & infected? (photo)

I got my full tt and lipo surgery on March 4th. My stitches look like they are turning inside out and look like the attached. Is this an infection? READ MORE

2 Weeks Post Op my Belly Button Looks Red Around the Stitches and White in Base. Should I Worry?

2 weeks post op my belly button looks red around stitches and white in base despite local treatment with hydrogen peroxide and betadine twice daily.I... READ MORE

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