Will my belly button continue to improve after tummy tuck? I am ten days post op. (Photo)
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Will my belly button continue to improve after tummy tuck? I am ten days post op.
Bellybutton after abdominoplasty
All the best,
Phillip Dahan, M.D., CM, FACS
There is no doubt your belly button is still swollen and it will improve over the coming weeks and months.
There is a small area which appears to be at about 7 O'clock in your photo that looks a bit bruised. This area may take a little longer to heal but shouldn't affect the long term result.
Make sure you show your plastic surgeon at your follow up visit just to be sure.
All the best
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- You are swollen,
- The belly button will shrink down,
- Be sure your plastic surgeon knows about the area of black/blue discoloration,
- this will probably take extra time to heal. Best wishes.
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