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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

Is It Possible to Diminish Tummy Tuck Results by Pushing to Hard to Have a BM After?

I was wondering if it was possible to diminish the results of a tummy tuck by pushing to hard to have a BM? I was told by my ps to either push against... READ MORE

When is constipation an emergency?

I had a TT with MR and flank lipo on 12-15 and haven't had a BM yet. It has been about 4 full days now. I have taken 4 x 2 colace tabs, stool... READ MORE

Constipation after surgery?

I am scheduled for a tummy tuck next month and feel prepared for the surgery and the recovery. The only worry I have is that I have a difficult time... READ MORE

Lower Intestinal Problems After Tummy Tuck

I had tummy tuck and breat augmentation on 20th feb had bad reaction to meds and was left badly constipated and then got partial bowel blockage,used... READ MORE

How to resolve an ongoing constipation problem after Tummy Tuck?

I had my TT 7 days ago today, and yesterday I was finally able to have a bowel movement after 6 days of horrible pain trying to pass it. I finally... READ MORE

I Have Sharp Pain After Tummy Tuck

I have chronic constipation nothing works for me except laxatives. I had my tummy tuck in november. Almost 5 months ago. When I go to the bathroom I... READ MORE

I Have Severe Constipation and Stabbing Pain Two Months After a Tummy Tuck?

I had a tummy tuck in Dec. 2012 with no major issues. Last Sunday, I developed a stabbing pain in my belly. Later, I develop mild nausea. I see my... READ MORE

Constipation Since Tummy Tuck 5 Months Ago

Ever since my tummy tuck 5 months ago I have been having a problem with contipation. I never had this before and have always been careful about what I... READ MORE

Can sutures from my Tummy Tuck show up in X-rays for constipation?

Hi had X-rays for constipation, but wonder if suture knots can show up in X-ray. Thankyou READ MORE

Had a tummy tuck and breast uplift almost 8 weeks ago. Is it normal to swell like this due to constipation? (Photo)

Only problem I've had is being constipated up until a few days ago. Now my upper part had swelled hugely and I'm afraid it will stat like this. Please... READ MORE

Bowel problems after TT. Can you advise me?

I am 19 days po from my TT and have been suffering from constipation followed by diarrhoea that is severe and comes on very quickly with no pain... READ MORE

Popping sounds after tummy tuck with muscle repair. Did I tear my stitches?

I had tummy tuck with muscle repair five days ago and been constipated ever since so I took an fleet enema and I had moving in my stomach and then I... READ MORE

Internal rectal damage?

I'm 1 wk post TT and felt the need to go #2 for the first time since surgery day. Due to constipation, I had insert my fingers (w/ glove) into my... READ MORE

Torn stitches after constipation, if I did what can I do?

I was very constipated, now after I use the bathroom a notice a pain on the middle of my tummy and I can feel the muscle more protrude on the area .... READ MORE

Why are pain pumps and drainage tubes used with Tummy Tuck procedures?

I have read many blogs reagrding constipation and pain pumps for tummy tuck procedures. I understand some pain meds will increase constipation,... READ MORE

will a tummy tuck make my current hemorrhoids any worse than what they are now ?

I would like to know if my hemorrhoids could get worse after a tummy tuck recovery I am reluctant to take some medication especially ones with codeine... READ MORE

After my Tummy Tuck surgery, I have numbness and constant pain. Is this normal? (photos)

I had a tt oct 14, 2014. My results left me looking bigger than preop, I look very pregnant. I went back to doc & even had a ct to rule out anything... READ MORE

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