It Has Been Three Months Since my Surgery. How Long Will my Stomach Be This Hard and Tight?

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Tummy tuck

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Wounds and scars usually get better for 12 months.  I expect you will get improvement progressively for another 6-9 months.  Ask your surgeon about massage and stretching exercises.  I hope this info helps.

Chicago Plastic Surgeon

Tummy tuck recovery

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At 3 months things should be softening.  Massage can help.  It may take up to 6 months for all edema to resolve.  Discuss with your surgeon your concerns. Things usually improve with time.  Donald R. Nunn MD  Atlanta Plastic Surgeon.

Donald Nunn, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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