Is it normal to having burning like pain on my upper abdomen? (Photo)
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Post operative course after tummy tuck
All of the sensations your are describing can be normal after surgery. The itching especially is a normal part of healing. Benadryl works well and they even make a topical version. I would check with your surgeon prior to starting any new medications.
From normal movement you shouldn't be in any danger of rupturing and internal stitches. In face I try to encourage my patients to move after surgery as it decreases your risks of blood clots.
If you have any concerns at all I recommend calling your surgeon to see him or her and make sure everything is healing appropriately.
Surjit S. Rai, MD (Dallas Plastic Surgeon)
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