Is it normal to having burning like pain on my upper abdomen? (Photo)

Im 6 days out and I am getting really worried on how my tummy tuck incision site is looking and feeling right now. I feel a major burning like pain on my upper abdomen and the around the incision siye is super itchy. I'm scratch hing like crazy! Also I feel that whenever I move my abdomen is about to explode. I'm so afraid to move around. I do not want to ruin the stitches inside

Doctor Answers 1

Healing after drainless abdominoplasty

Healing after drainless abdominoplasty

Yes its possible to have all of these senstations.  Just make sure you are not accumulating any fluid (seroma)

which can occur with or without drains


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