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

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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