Hi ! I had a tummy tuck 25 days ago and I have a problem. My surgeon says she has never seen that before: I have a kind of hole in my belly because the quilting suture formed an adhesion. My surgeon told me to have massages done (like cupping for example) to remove this adhesion . I'm really worried... What if the hole doesn't disappear ? Is there any solution to fix the problem ? Thanks for your help and advice (the pictures were taken after 19 days).
Quilting suture still visible after almost a month. (photos)
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Quilting Suture Complication
Thanks for your question. Quilting sutures are placed to avoid the development of a complication called a seroma (a small fluid collection). They are done using dissolving sutures which should disappear over the next 1-2 months. My best advice for this problem would be to remain patient and follow your surgeon's suggestion about massaging the area. All the best.
Quilting suture visibility
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