I'm 3 weeks post op and have a red belly button and sore sides. Is it normal? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 1
Tummy tuck - sides are firm and belly button is red.
- If you had liposuction, it is normal for the sides to be firm.
- The belly button redness is probably from the sutures.
- Only your surgeon knows what sutures were used and if they will absorb.
- Contact your surgeon's office to report your concerns and get their advice.
Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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