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What is the Correct Way to Pack a Deep Wound on the Incision?

I'm 5 weeks post op but last week my dr had to get a stitch out and it became this deep hole wound. He just told me to pack it with gauze twice a... READ MORE

If I'm allergic to gauze pads what is the alternative for me?

I like to know if I'm allergies to gauze pads what is the alternative for my tummy tuck wound? READ MORE

MediHoney for tummy tuck scars? Do they work?

I have recently read that these are the best gauze to use after a tummy tuck to reduce scarring an infection. Is this true? If so how soo should they... READ MORE

Am I in the process of healing? I had skin necrosis after the procedure and I see black parts developing again. (Photo)

I had a tummy tuck 5 weeks ago , I don't smoke, I don't have diabetics, but I was sadly surprise with skin necrosis after the procudere. My PS cleaned... READ MORE

2 Weeks Post Tummy Tuck Tape Removal?

Hi so I am 2 weeks post op from my tummy tuck and I just removed the tape that was placed on my incision at my 1 week post op visit. My question is Im... READ MORE

6 1/2 weeks post TT. Does this necrotic area need additional debridement in order to heal? (Photo)

3 days ago my PS cut out much of the necrotic skin but some still remains. She is having me fill hole with silvadene then stuff with gauze and cover... READ MORE

How long will this take to heal? My incision split open & drainage came out once drains removed.I know it will take time.(photo)

It has been 4 weeks & I don't think it looks any better or like it is even healing. My PS said to pack it will dry gauze. It does still drain some but... READ MORE

My Tummy Tuck incision opened up, my doctor wants me to pack it with gauze until it heals is that healthy?

I had a tummy tuck performed about 4 weeks ago and recently noticed (about 8 days ago) that the incision opened right on top of my pubic area. My... READ MORE

What do you put on the incision immediately following Tummy Tuck surgery?

I've read that I need to buy gauze to keep the incision covered but what do you put on the incision itself so it doesn't stick to the gauze? Neosporin... READ MORE

The white stuff/(skin?) is forming again do i remove it? How will the hole heal when I keep a gauze pad inside 24 hr's?

I have a Hole where 2 incisions meet that has not healed 5 weeks post TT surgery. I went to doc. she removed a stitch and put a clean Q tip with... READ MORE

I wanted to clean the bloody gauze & replace the same way. What I saw underneath made me scared. Is this normal? (photo)

I see my doctor on Wednesday to take out the drains. Today I wanted to clean the bloody gauze and replace the same way very carefully. What I saw... READ MORE

Is it required by all doctors for patients to take a full shower 1 day post op?

I went in for my 1 day post op appt & they are dead set on my showering today & everyday thereafter. I am terrified. When they took off my binder at... READ MORE

Why is my belly button not healing? We went to wet to dry gauze but had to go to dry cause of the drainage (Photo)

I'm on a antibiotic. But I don't see any changes the last four pictures are from today the rest of them are over the last three weeks my surgery... READ MORE

Seroma. How long will this leaking last?

My drains were removed after one week( Drains that were put in my vagina, ewww, three of them, is that I have these gapping holes there,... READ MORE

My sister got a tummy tuck about two weeks ago and appears she got a rupture on her left side above her hip (Photo)

Should she apply Neosporin ointment with a gauze and it'll seal and get better eventually. Tummy tuck was done on December 16th, 2014 in Tijuana, Mexico. READ MORE

Should I see a "wound specialist" at this point?? (photos)

I had a hysterectomy and a tummy tuck/lipo suction 6 weeks ago. I have a Seroma ( still gets drained but only once a week. I opened up around week 3.... READ MORE

Is this going to heal right after tummy tuck and scar revision? (Photo)

Had a tummy tuck and scar revision,removal of scar from hysterectomy,scar from pyloric stenosis as a baby that was horrible and causing me problems.... READ MORE

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