Below Scar Have a Bulge Im 8 Weeks Pro Op?

feels like muscle popping out

Doctor Answers 3

Bulge after Tummy Tuck

At 8 weeks postop, I would think this is swelling in the mons area, which may take 4-6 months to resolve.   Without before/after photos or in office exam, I am unable to determine if your muscle repair has weakened.   I would recommend close followup with your plastic surgeon.

Houston Plastic Surgeon
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Diagnosis of postop goals requires at least a photograph.

It is impossible to comment on the abbreviated description of the postoperative problem. Repost with a photograph.

Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Without before and after photos, it is really not possible to offer anything in the way of a useful suggestion. Some additional clinical info would also be helpful. Please consider reposting with pictures and more details.

All the best. 

Jourdan Gottlieb, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon
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