Non healing belly button post tummy tuck. (photos)
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Belly buttons after tummy tuck can be slow to heal
It does not look infected. Keep it clean and apply an ointment (I like simple A+D) to keep it moist. Wound healing studies have shown moist wounds heal faster. It looks like your surgeon did a good job. You will look great.
The bellybutton generally takes a bit longer to heal than the actual tummy tuck incision. Keep it clean and put a bit of ointment(Bacitracin or Aquaphor) on it until you can see your surgeon. If redness begins to spread, you run a fever or it starts to have an odor, call your surgeon's office as most surgeons have others take their calls when out of town.
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