Belly button discharge three weeks post op. Any suggestions? (photos)
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Seromas and TT
Problems after tummy tuck
So issues with the belly button are not uncommon after tummy tuck. The are can be prone to infection, and it needs to be treated aggressively with oral antibiotics and local wound care. Is there a way you can contact your plastic surgeon? The issue is that the sutures that are around the belly button go all up and down your abdomen with most tummy tucks. The infection can travel further if not treated properly. I see you are in Kenya, so I don't know what is available to you there in terms of plastic surgeons, but I recommend you continue to keep the area clean and take your antibiotics. If it fails to improve, seek help sooner rather than later. If there is a board certified plastic surgeon in your area, I strongly suggest you see him/her.Best of luck.
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