4 months swelling? (Photos)
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4 Months post op Abdominal Swelling
Swelling at 4 months post op can definitely be normal however if the area feels hard you may have a pocket of fluid requiring treatment. I recommend that you continue to follow up with your Plastic Surgeon and share any concerns.
All the best
Post tummy tuck swelling
Swelling after abdominoplasty is not unsusual. This swelling can take up to 6 months to resolve. You need to see your surgeon though and make sure that you do not have a fluid collection or other issue.
Swelling many months after tummy tuck surgery?
Congratulations on having undergone the tummy tuck procedure. What you describe is commonly encountered after this procedure. Patients will like their “flatness” immediately after surgery; then, these same patients are disappointed for a period of time once swelling of the tissues occurs. In the longer term (this may take several months and even up to one year), the swelling dissipates and the skin of the abdominal wall "redrapes" over the smaller underlying musculoskeletal framework (where the abdominal wall muscles have been brought together again in the midline).
Best wishes for an outcome that you will be very pleased with long-term.
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