My lower back hurts on the right side after surgery. Is that normal?

Okay so I have a question I had a tummy tuck but I have no pain the procedure came out very perfect but my right lower back side hurts feels as if I have a pinch nerve like a stabbing pain my stomach does not hurt at all but when I walk my pinch nerve pain is what gets me not to walk right is that normal ?

Doctor Answers 1

Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty/Liposuction/Vaser High Definition Procedures/Tummy Tuck Revision

I appreciate your question.

Since there has been a change in your post op course, please contact your surgeon so he/she can examine you and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan at this time.

The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.

Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.

Best of luck!

Dr. Schwartz

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

#RealSelf100Surgeon

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