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How Long Will a Seroma Last After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction?

I had tummy tuck surgery combined with liposuction 40 days ago, and although I am pleased with how I look as I have got my body back to what it used... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck - Swelling After 4 Weeks

I had a tummy tuck 4 weeks ago and I am still swolen, but I am beginning to be concerned that my stomach will not look much less than it does with the... READ MORE

Belly Button Discharge After Tummy Tuck

I had a Tummy Tuck done on 10/28. My belly button has been seeping discharge and has an odor. I have been cleaning it with peroxide, but it has not... READ MORE

Is Tightness After Tummy Tuck Normal?

I'm a 60-yr old female with good physical health. I had a Tummy Tuck on 5 weeks ago, and now I am having a lot of tightness. One day I think I'm... READ MORE

Post Tummy Tuck Swelling - How Long Should It Last?

It has been over 6 months after my tummy tuck and I am still very swollen, especially around my belly button area. Sticks way out when this happens. ... READ MORE

Fixing Belly Button After Tummy Tuck

I had a tummy tuck 1 year ago and am not pleased with my belly button. It has a raised scar all the way around it. Is it possible to fix that? If... READ MORE

Should I Still Have Swelling One Year After Tummy Tuck Surgery?

It will be a year on September 5, 08 sinc my tummy tuck, lipsuction and body lift and thigh lift. My stomach is still swollen and it can swell within... READ MORE

What Could Be Causing my Upper Abdomen to Swell After Tummy Tuck?

I am 9 weeks post tummy tuck, my upper abdomen (between my belly button and under my breast) seems more swollen at times, usually in the afternoon... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Blood Clot Risk?

I am 39 and a non-smoker. I have a tummy tuck 2 weeks ago but still fear complications. When are you "out of the woods" for such things as... READ MORE

Sensitivity and Burning After Tummy Tuck

I am 7-8 weeks post op from a tummy tuck and am experiencing extreme senstivity, burning, shocking feelings throughout my abdomen, scar and pubic area... READ MORE

Chronic Seroma After Tummy Tuck

I developed a seroma after having a large tummy tuck. Dr. placed drains back in, and I continued to drain for one month. Then he took me back to... READ MORE

Vertical Skin Bunching After Tummy Tuck

I'm 3 days post Tummy tuck. Will this vertical bunching up of my skin after Tummy tuck go away? Doctor said it happened because he had to pull muscles... READ MORE

Numb Thigh After Tummy Tuck Surgery

I am 5 months post tummy tuck surgery and am generally pleased with the results. I have the typical numbness/sensation changes to the abdominal area... READ MORE

How Do I Know if the Swelling Has Subsided from Tummy Tuck?

It had been 12 days since my Tummy Tuck and I can't fit into my jeans yet. Is this normal? I thought I would be smaller. I don't have the roll of fat... READ MORE

Bulging and Sore Abs Years After Tummy Tuck

I am two years post complete tummy tuck. My question is that my upper abdomen is still sore and bulges out over the lower. Should I be concerned? My... READ MORE

Drains Vs Internal Sutures for Tummy Tuck?

I am planning a Tummy Tuck soon & the Dr I have chosen said he prefers to do internal sutures as opposed to drains. I have heard that might be... READ MORE

How Safe is Tummy Tuck for a Diabetic?

I have recently been diagnosed as a diabetic and need to lose a substantial amount of weight. I think I may be left with a large flap of skin in my... READ MORE

Pain Management from Tummy Tuck Surgery

I had a tummy tuck 3 yrs ago.  Last year i had lapascopy surgery on my tummy,  then I also had to have my gallblader removed.  One... READ MORE

Swelling Above Incision 40days Post Op - Suggestions? (photo)

My experienced, board certified PS says she has never seen this condition before. I am all pooched out above the incision line but flat below. It was... READ MORE

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