Tummy Tuck Q&A

Ask a doctor

Tightness + Tummy Tuck

Narrow 94 questions by:

Sort by:
  • Most visited
  • Recent
  • Answers

Tightness and Difficulty Standing Up Post-Tummy Tuck

I had an abdominoplasty and umbilical hernia repair 2 1/2 weeks ago (to repair the recti diastisis and umbilical hernia after having my twins four... 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

How to Fix Too Tight Tummy Tuck?

It has been 3 years since my tummy tuck...I'm miserable. It is so tight that I can't wear anything but elastic. When I exercise the muscles will go... READ MORE

No Tightness or Pain After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction

I had a Tummy Tuck with Liposuction 6 days ago, and am able to do everything in exactly the same manner as before, with no pain or discomfort of any... READ MORE

3 1/2 Months Post Tummy Tuck Still Swollen an Very Very Tight, Normal??

Internal muscles still very very very tight!!! Muscles feel sore if I massage them for to long. If I don't wear my garment I swell up in the area... READ MORE

How Long Does Tightness After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction Last?

I had a Tummy Tuck and lipo just two weeks ago. I am not very patient so I was wondering, for how long will I have the tight sensation on my lower... READ MORE

Why Do Abdominal Muscles Get Tight for Hours then Loosen?

Had tummy tuck two weeks ago. Everything will be fine then all of a sudden the ab muscles tighten (tense) up for hours. Nothing relaxes this you just... READ MORE

After a Full Tummy Tuck, How Long Before the Skin Tightness and Uneveness Goes Away?

I had my full TT and lipo 7 weeks ago. I still feel extrem tightness and uneven skin to the point of not being comfortable with out my garment and not... READ MORE

Swelling and Loss of Sensation After Tummy Tuck, When Will It Subside?

I had a TT 12 weeks ago, 80% of the swelling has gone down but my stomach still has swelling especially in the lower abdomen and mons pubis area. My... READ MORE

What Happens if You Wear a Compression Garment That is Too Tight After a Full TT and Lipo?

I had a full TT and lipo of the flank 3 weeks ago. I ordered another 2nd stage compression garment because I felt my other one was too loose.... READ MORE

I Feel a Discomfort Around the Tummy Tuck Area Done 6 Years Ago

I feel discomfort after 6 years of tummy tuck, I have gained weight and feel a tightness around belly button and scar, is this normal? READ MORE

I Got a Seroma After Flying at 18 Days Post Op. Do You Think This Was Due to the Pressure?

I got a seroma after flying at 18 days post op. Do you think this was due to the pressure changes during the flight? I had had my drain removed at 14... READ MORE

Back Tightness/pain After Tummy Tuck, What Should I Do?

Why does my back hurt more than my tummy area after a tummy tuck?? I'm 3.5 days post op. What should I do about it? If I stand straight will I... READ MORE

Did the Surgeon Make a Mistake by over Tightening my Ab Muscle During Tummy Tuckl?

I am 5 weeks post op tummy tuck and cannot stand upright with a lot of tightness in lower abs. Could a surgeon have made a mistake and will this last... READ MORE

What to Use for Tight Tummy Tuck Scar?

I'm going into my 4th week after Tummy Tuck. I feel great, but I have this tight feeling, can't lay completely flat, and I'm not completely straight... READ MORE

My Stomach Still Very Tight After Tummy Tuck Some 5 Years Ago, Can I Still Have a Baby?

I had a tummy tuck some 5 years ago and the doctor removed a lot of skin and fat before stitching it back. My stomach is still very tight and the area... READ MORE

Lump Four Months After Tummy Tuck (photo)

I had a extended tummy tuck and liposuction just over four months ago,the swelling had pretty much subsided, however a few days ago I noticed a lump... READ MORE

Full Tummy Tuck After Mini Tummy Tuck?

Can I still get a full tummy tuck after I already had a mini tummy tuck? I am not sure if a full TT is now an option for me because my lower abdomen... READ MORE

No matching results