Can vomiting and diarrhoea damage internal tummy tuck stitches?
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Doctor Answers 3
Sorry about your illness. It is very unlikely at this point to hurt those sutures. If you did, you most likely would have a new abdominal bulge. I hope you feel better soon.
Vomiting after tummy tuck
Hello, thanks for the question and I hope you're feeling better. Although I think it would be unlikely that your sutures would break as a result of severe vomiting, it is possible. Soreness may be expected due to vomiting, especially after surgery, and does not on its own suggest an issue with the plication sutures. I recommend that you schedule an appointment with your surgeon so that he/she can examine your abdomen and see if there has been any change since your last visit. Best of luck!
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