A month and half after surgery - dealing with necrosis

I had surgery on march 13... 7 days ago now... On...

I had surgery on march 13... 7 days ago now... On day 5 I began to notice black skin and blisters below the belly button and on the incision. I did see my surgeon today and will now be monitored weekly.. I am just hoping it doesn't continue to get worse... Looks bad enough as it is.. I did not know that this could happen. I am still happy I had the surgery as living with a lot of skin after losing 110 pounds was not an option anymore... I am still hoping for the best but I am very scared of the worst.

I had surgery on march 13... 7 days ago now... On...

I had surgery on march 13... 7 days ago now... On day 5 I began to notice black skin and blisters below the belly button and on the incision. I did see my surgeon today and will now be monitored weekly.. I am just hoping it doesn't continue to get worse... Looks bad enough as it is.. I did not know that this could happen. I am still happy I had the surgery as living with a lot of skin after losing 110 pounds was not an option anymore... I am still hoping for the best but I am very scared of the worst.

It has been 14 days since I had my tummy tuck. I...

It has been 14 days since I had my tummy tuck. I still continue to have skin dying. Still waiting to see how bad it will be. I am still happy I did this despite these problems because for me living with all the skin I had was not an option.

It has been over a month now... Things have gotten...

It has been over a month now... Things have gotten worse, and will be getting worse soon. The pictures I will post kinda says it all... Holes are beginning to form now.. Everything is very painfull and uncomfortable.. I see my ps in a little over a week at which time we will discuss the plan.. Which basically will consist of debriment and likely a wound vac to heal faster... I am not looking forward to this but it's the only way I guess... I can't wait for all this to be over :)

I am now a month and a half since my tummy tuck....

I am now a month and a half since my tummy tuck. It has been a very long road. My skin necrosis are begain softening and opening up a week and a half ago. I saw my ps this morning and he removed all the dead stuff so at least now the healing can start. I have been put on a waiting list for a wound vac so I hope that will not take long to get. I am posting a picture that was taken just this morning before the removal if dead tissue and I will post an after the next time I do a dressing change. Thanks for all the concern. I hop it's all going to get better now
Saskatchewan Plastic Surgeon

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