Heat + Tummy Tuck

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Ice or Heat on Area Where Seroma Was Drained?

3&1/2 Wks After Tummy Tuck. I had a area under my stitches that was red and puffy about a week ago took antibiotics and was the same. No infection... READ MORE

Thermacare Heatwraps after Tummy Tuck

I Was Wondering if I Can Put Thermacare Heatwraps in my Tummy Muscle After Tummy Tuck? READ MORE

3 Weeks Post-op from Circumferential Abdominoplasty. Can I Use Heat Vibration Massager?

Im still pretty swollen on my back and tummy area and wondering if it would be ok to massage the tummy and lower back area with a heat vibration... READ MORE

Can I use a low set heating pad to move edema in the lower ab and pubic region? (photo)

I seen some concern with seroma in tt patient. When I had my drain tube in and used a heating pad for 15 min it helped move the clear fluids and waste... READ MORE

Hot Climate and Travel After Tummy Tuck?

8 weeks post op with normal surgery and recovery. No complications. I was 4lbs up from pre surgery weight and arrived in a tropical location this week... READ MORE

Do you recommend using cold or heat therapy for post TT patients?

I've been told by a few tt patients that applying a cold pack will reduce swelling. They used a different doctor than I've chosen. My tt surgeon's... READ MORE

Which is better for swelling: ice pack or heating pad?

I had a tummy tuck with lipo to the flanks and upper back 4 days ago. Sometimes my compression garment won't completely cover the entire upper back... READ MORE

I used the heating pad! Is this on and off stinging normal?

I would ask my doctor but he did not return my call on Saturday, my procedure was on Friday and I have yet to receive a follow up call so that I can... READ MORE

My right side is hard and bruised after tummy tuck. Should I massage it or put heat on that side? Left side is fine. (photo)

My right side is very hard and looks swollen and bruised after tummy tuck and lipo of my flanks. My dr didn't seem concerned at my appt yesterday. He... READ MORE

Tummy (circular lift) tuck incisions & belly area feels infected. Radiating redness, pain & heat feeling. Any suggestion?(photo)

I am 4.5 weeks post surgery and recently I hve been experiencing a different type of pain than the healing pain. My incision areas have redness... READ MORE

Is it normal to have hot flashes after a full tummy tuck with lipo and umbilicoplasty? (photo)

Before the surgery, I had no hot flashes. Now 1 week later I am getting nightly hot flashes accompanied by a heat rash. READ MORE

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