I am 12 weeks post tt and my swelling is driving me down . Any suggestions?
Doctor Answers 2
Some swelling is normal
As you increase your activity after a tummy tuck, it is normal for the tissues to swell, especially near the incision. As long as there is not a large fluid collection, there is no need to drain it. I recommend wearing light compression during the day (spanx/girdle) as this will help with the swelling.
Post operative swelling
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