Tummy tuck 12 days ago then sneezed felt popping?
Doctor Answers 2
It is unlikely that you could pop a suture through sneezing alone. It would be a good idea to let your Plastic Surgeon know about your concern and keep an eye on the area for changes.
All the best
Feeling a pop
Thank you for your question.
It is not uncommon to feel that type of sensation after a sneeze or cough right after surgery. I would recommend keeping a close eye on your abdomen. If you notice any more swelling that usual or swelling on one side only contact your surgeon immediately. The chances that you popped a stitch are very unlikely, but keep an eye on things to be sure. Good luck with recovery.
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