Really bad pain in my xiphoid, hurts so bad and can feel a bump

i had a full tummy tuck, lipo, on flanks, back,i am 8 weeks pre op, before all this first my belly button was hurting and a lil red but, now my main concern is that really bad pain that im getting on my xiphoid and it feels like a bump and seems to be more like in middle andleft side from 1 to 10 i would say a 10, when i move , cough or sneeze, i have to really grab my stoach cause the pain is so bad,

Doctor Answers 3

Post Op Discomfort


I am sorry to hear about the pain you are in. I would recommend seeing a Board Certified Doctor in regards to this issue so that we can properly assess your concerns.

We wish you the best of luck!

Orange County Plastic Surgeon
4.4 out of 5 stars 31 reviews

Post Op Pain


I'm sorry to hear about this discomfort. It would be necessary to see you in person to assess properly. For new, concerning changes I recommend that you contact your Plastic Surgeon and ask them to advise you.

All the best

Jerome Edelstein, MD
Toronto Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 179 reviews

Pain after TT

Thank you for your question. This is a new finding and you are in early post op period. I recommend you to see your PS for evaluation.

Ven Erella, MD
Austin Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 36 reviews

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