I had extended Tummy tuck. When I'm standing my stomach looks flat, but when I sit down I get a roll on my upper stomach.(photo)
1 year ago
I had an extended tummy tuck with muscle repair and liposuction on the flanks 3 weeks ago, i am concerned that when i sit down a roll forms on my upper stomach, i don't know if its because i am swollen or because its fat. Would i need liposuction in that area or would it go down once most of my swelling goes down?
Doctor Answers 2
Hello,You are only three weeks out and should not make any assessment of your results yet. You should wait at least 6 months before you decide whether the surgery was successful or not. Best of luck!
Join the club. We all fold and bulge when we sit and that is normal. Also, you are only 3 weeks after surgery, and it will get better.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as
a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you
have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute
or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.