11 months Post Op Mommy Makeover - Constant Hip and Lower Back Pain? (Photo)
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Mommy Makeover /Breast Augmentation/Breast Implants/Anatomic Gummy Bear Implants/Tummy Tuck/Liposuction/BBL
I appreciate your question.
I would recommend that you contact your surgeon so he/she can evaluate you and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan at this time.
The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.
Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.
Best of luck!
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Pain after Mommy Makeover
I'm sorry you are so uncomfortable. This degree of soreness is not typical this far out from surgery. I would contact your surgeon for an appointment.. An in person evaluation should be done to help discover the reason behind your discomfort. Best wishes.
Constant muscle pain after mommy make-over
Thank you for asking about your back pain after your mommy make-over.
- Every person is different but low back muscle pain is not common this long after surgery.
- I suggest you do two things -
- Contact your surgeon to see if you can be seen sooner.
- And see your regular doctor for assessment and referral, e.g. to physical therapy.
- You may have another condition causing the back pain.
- But if it is muscle spasm, stretching the muscles is essential and should be professionally guided when it is this severe.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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