Why am I not bruised?
6 months ago
I take plavix. We held it for seven days and I started back on the 2 day after surgery. Had a full tummy tuck I am now 4 weeks out. I am the same size in waste because I am still wearing the same size. If I had lipo. Shouldn't I be smaller in waste. Is it a big difference at the bottom yes very much so. Very pleased with that part. Just not as flat as I thought I would be.
Doctor Answers 1
Thank you for your question. If you had a tummy tuck and liposuction performed you are likely not seeing a significant change in clothing size due to the natural swelling that takes place after surgery. Much of this swelling resolves in the first 6-8 weeks after surgery but allow your results time to mature before assessing your long-term results. I know waiting is difficult but hang in there and voice your concerns to your surgery, they can provide you with the best reassurance.
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