Does this wound breakdown need to be debrided? (photos)
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Tummy tuck wound
Wound healing after abdominoplasty
From your photos, it appears that you have some granuation tissue forming along with some very small areas of compromised tissue (no obvious dead tissue seen). Your Plastic surgeon is the best one to follow your wound healing progression. I use a simple "wet to dry" dressing to clean up the wound for several days. It entails putting moist or wet gauze on the wound and then removing it later in the day when it is dry. The gauze sticks to the top layer of tissue and pulls the dead tissue off with it. It does not appear that you require any antibiotics or aggressive wound treatment.
Good luck with your healing.
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