I had a abdominal lipectomy to remove the excess skin and reposition my belly button. Im wondering is it normal to still have swelling after being 6 weeks post opt and still be a little tender around the belly button area?
Would I Still Have Swellling After 6 Weeks Post Op with Abdominal Lipectomy?
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Swelling after surgery
Thank you for your question.
It is very common to have swelling after this procedure. This may take several months to resolve and may worsen with increased activity or at the end of the day. Patience is required to allow for resolution of the swelling.
Swellign six weeks after surgery
Swelling is very common after surgery ansd can last several months. It can also get worse with exercise. This is normal.