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Drainage Through Tummy Tuck Incision, Normal? (photo)

Hi I had a tummy tuck and pubic contouring done on Feb. 24th 2012 and my incision ended up getting infected. My Dr. put me on a stronger antibiotic... READ MORE

Alternative to steri-strips?

Hello. I notice many patients have the tape/steri strips over their tummy tuck incisions. I had a horrible reaction to the strips with my last... READ MORE

Necrosis after tummy tuck (photos)

2 weeks post op started to have necrosis issues day 8-9. Went to PS yesterday for check up and had debridement done. Was told wet to dry dressings 2x... READ MORE

Can I Take Zithromax Before my Surgery on Monday?

I tested positive for strep today. Will this be a problem for my scheduled Tummy Tuck? READ MORE

What Type of Antibiotics Are Prescribed After a Tummy Tuck, Liposuction As Well As a Fat Graft?

I am having a tummy tuck, lipo, and fat graft next month. I am wondering what type of antibiotics will be prescribed. READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Incision Opening?

I am two weeks out from a tummy tuck and it seems like my incision is opening. It is like this for about 4 inches on each side, where the drains were... READ MORE

What Can Cause a Lot of Drainage from the Belly Button 4weeks After a Full Tummy Tuck and Lipo?

What Can Cause a Lot of Drainage from the Belly Button 4weeks After a Full Tummy Tuck and Lipo, Been on Antibiotic for 2weeks. READ MORE

MRSA Prior to Plastic Surgery and Antibiotic Allergies, What Antibiotic Options Are there if I Have a TT?

I was told last summer that I may have had a MRSA infection. It was never cultured or tested, but I was given medications to treat it as if it was one... READ MORE

Why isn't my infection responding to antibiotics? Is this normal? What should be done to help me heal?

Tummy tuck on 6/4/14. I was healing fine. 6 wks in I developed a small sore in my belly button. PS opened put me on a 5 day round of antibiotics.A few... READ MORE

Is Macerated Tissue in Belly Button Area Normal for Healing?

I and almost three weeks postop from full TT. I started having clear drainage about 4 days ago, I went to my PS on day 3 and he removed the sutures... READ MORE

Swelling from Naval to Pubis 10 Weeks After Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I had an extended tummy tuck 10 wks ago. My drains were in14 days, then removed only because the PS doesn't allow them in longer. Afterward I... READ MORE

How Soon After Tooth Extraction Can I Get TT

Bit of a random question... and, of course I will be calling my PS to ask him as well. However, I am looking to move my surgery date up from May 16 to... READ MORE

Can Antibiotics Be Prevented (Or Alternative to Antibiotics) for a Tummy Tuck?

Having ulcerative colitis, antibiotics change the flora in the colon and could worsen the condition. My question is: Can antibiotics be avoided during... READ MORE

Am I handling the complication from my tummy tuck properly? (Photo)

I had a TT jan 3 and was doing great for two weeks. I woke up one day shivering and 103 temperature. Called my PS. She put me on antibiotics and... READ MORE

8 weeks post op Tummy Tuck, muscle repair and lipo. Is the incision above my main one correct? (photos)

I ended up with a blood clot do to the PS not telling me to get off Premarin. I am only 42 and can not return to my HRT. Then. I ended up with... READ MORE

4 Months Still Not Healed? (photo)

I had a Tummy Tuck on June 19th and I still have this one spot that has never closed and it's draining a thick greenish/yellowish liquid. I have been... READ MORE

2.5 weeks post-op TT - small opening and bad odor at incision site. (photos)

Im 2 weeks PO. On Monday I noticed a small opening and a bad odor i remo ed the tape and went to my Dr, from Monday to today (Friday) is looking like... READ MORE

Tummy tuck incision looks to be opening and draining 3 weeks post op. Is this normal? (Photo)

I had a tummy tuck with lipo. I am 3 weeks post op. the incision area looks to be opening and a kind of clear orange fluid started leaking out about... READ MORE

I had a tummy tuck on may 12th. I developed a staph infection in the belly button. Is this normal? (photos)

The infection came after a month of healing. There is also a large painful knot under the skin up above the bellybutton. I was put on antibiotics for... READ MORE

Burning Sensation off and on where drain was after TT. How long will the sensation last? (photos)

I am 8 weeks post op and had a stitch that popped through. They hadto numb me up and pull it out in the center of my TT incision a week ago. I have a... READ MORE

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