Lump above navel after mini tummy tuck (Photo)
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Upper belly fullness after TT
This should be discussed with your surgeon. It sounds as if you underwent a standard full TT and this likely was treated during the surgery. If you have some localized fullness, your surgeon will want to assess possible causes.
Lump above navel after mini tummy tuck
As stated by a number of others, this can be due to a number of different things including fluid collection, residual skin, swelling, etc. It is always best to ask these questions of your chosen surgeon as recommendations may be different.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Lump after mini tummy tuck
It could be related to not plicating the upper abdomen, or fluid possibly. Best to be seen in person.
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Lump above belly button after mini-tummy tuck
Thanks for the question. It is difficult to assess any concerns you have so early in the postoperative period. An incision above the belly button is somewhat unconventional unless a hernia of some sort was repaired at the same time. I would followup with your surgeon and ask about what was done and express your concerns at that time.
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