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Why Do I Weigh 8 Pounds Heavier One Week Post Op?

One week ago I had a full abdominalplasty, muscle repair, and lipo on the upper and lower abdomen and flanks. I feel fine and can walk up right with... READ MORE

How Can I Help my Swelling Go Down After Tummy Tuck??

I had a tummy tuck 1 week ago. I have swelling mainly on my sides and above the scar line. How can I assist the swelling to go down? Is rest the... READ MORE

What Can You Do to Relieve Tummy Tuck Swelling?

I'm 1 week post op and I'm starting to swell. I knew it would happen and I know it will go away, but damn it's uncomfortable. Anything you... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Constipation Can I Pull Internal Sutures

I know this sounds silly. I am super constipated from my pain killers. I am 5 days out and just stopped taking them. I am taking colace twice a day... READ MORE

Can I Use Ice Packs to Help Reduce Swelling After a Tummy Tuck?

I had a full tummy tuck with lipo 1 wk ago & I have a lot of painful swelling. I'm wearing my compression garment 24/7 like I'm supposed to. I... READ MORE

When Can I Wear Jeans After a Tummy Tuck? (photo)

4"9' 120 LBS breast reduction and a tummy tuck . One week post op. I had gained from 110 to 120 so most of my clothes didn't fit now with swelling... READ MORE

No Tightness or Pain After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction

I had a Tummy Tuck with Liposuction 6 days ago, and am able to do everything in exactly the same manner as before, with no pain or discomfort of any... READ MORE

Is my Compression Garment Too Tight? (photo)

I am 5 days post op from a full tummy tuck and lipo on abs, back, flank, and hips. Attached are photos as I was getting ready to shower. READ MORE

When Can I Attempt to Suck my Abs in After a Tummy Tuck or Do Situps?

I was just curious because I'm kind of in the habit of always sucking my abs in, I just want to make sure it doesn't bother anything(9 days... READ MORE

What Can I Do if my Belly Button "Dies" As a Result of TT with Umbilical Hernia Repair?

I am 9 days post-op from a TT, umbilical hernia repair, BA and thigh lipo. I was just told at my follow-up that it looks like my belly button may be... READ MORE

Is It Normal to Have Dark Red Drain Fluid After 1 Week Post Op?

I am fit, 5'2" 122lbs. Had a TT 1 week ago and for the last 3 days my output went from 25 to 15 and then 10 cc of drain fluid daily. I am concerned... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck And Lipo To Flanks What is Wrong with my Waist? (photo)

Had a Tummy Tuck And BA and also lipo of the flanks and outer thigh on Nov 09 2011 And there are areas around my waist the should not be there a big... READ MORE

After Drain Tubes Are Removed, How Long Does It Normally Take for the All the Fluid to Evaporate?

It is one month and 7 days post op tummy tuck. 10/2/12 drain tubes was removed. I am so tight with fluid, even my groin area is puffy. How long does... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Result Ruined from Straining on my First Bowel Movement in a Week?

I am freaking out, i had a tummy tuck 1 week ago, and i strained somewhat while going to the bathroom, since the pain meds have made me constipated... READ MORE

1 Week Post Op and Belly Button is Dark Red/black?

I am 8 days post op after full tummy tuck. I've had 2 appointments with the PA this week and both times he has expressed concern about the... READ MORE

Severe Bruising After Tummy Tuck 6 Days Ago? (photo)

Hello- i had my tummy tuck 6 days ago and an experiencing no pain or symptoms however my tummy looks different from all the pics I've seen online. Is... READ MORE

Bladder Retention After Tummy Tuck

Eight days after my tummy tuck an ultrasound was performed to see why my abdomen was so distended. My bladder was enlarged so a catheter was put in... READ MORE

On Average, How Long Can I Expect Pain from Tummy Tuck to Last?

On average, how long does it take the pain of the muscle repair with Tummy Tuck to not feel as though you are being ripped apart when you cough? I... READ MORE

What is the Best Things to Eat After TT Post Op?

I am 1 week post op, on my TT and I want to make sure that I am eating all the right things can you, give me a list or suggestions of what the best... READ MORE

6 Days Post Op Tummy Tuck. When Should I Expect to See the Incision Swelling to Go Down? (photo)

Hi i am 6 days since tummy tuck, i had 800 grams of fat and skin removed, i am 24 healthy ex smoker weigh 133 lbs and 5 ' 7. i am swolen but not... READ MORE

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