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Irritation/allergic Reaction to Sutures? (photo)

I am 3wks po TT, lipo and umb hernia repair.1 wk after I noticed one area of my abd incision getting red and drainging a sm amount of sero/sang fluid... READ MORE

Can Abdominal Sutures Cause Irritation Years Later?

I had an umbilical hernia repair and abdominoplasty almost 2 1/2 years ago. I am having dull pain on the right half of my abs. My entire abdominal... READ MORE

Itchy, Irritated Skin 6 Weeks After TT

Hi, I have done my tummy tuck 6 weeks ago, the results are just too good and I am very happy with it, I am just facing some skin irretation these... READ MORE

3 Wks Post Op from Abdominoplasty Red, Burning, Irritation from Steristips? Do I Leave Them Off? Or Put Them Back On? (photo)

Should I get a lotion/cream or medication for the irritation? Shpuld I put the steristips back on? Or leave off. The surgical bra and annd compression... READ MORE

Are the Deeper Sutures Always Removed After Tummy Tuck?

I had a complete Tummy Tuck (abdominoplasty) on May 1, 2009, and I am healing fairly well. However, the deeper sutures that have the ends protruding... READ MORE

Insurance is Covering my Breast Reduction, Will They Cover a Tummy Tuck Too?

I am having a breast reduction paid for my tricare/united healthcare. But lately I have also been considering a tummy tuck as well. Tomorrow I am... READ MORE

What is the average cost for abdominoplasty with hysterectomy?

What is the average cost for abdominoplasty with hysterectomy since I do have insurance and my Dr said everything will be billed by her except the... READ MORE

How tight should the compression garment be after full tummy tuck and some lipo?

I'm 10 days post op and had been wearing spanx. However my skin has been irritated and slightly raw. I am wearing a garment with slightly less... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Stitches Are Irritating my Skin or Necrosis? (photo)

I had my drains removed 8 days post op. I thought I was on my way to healing normally, but a day after they were removed, so much fluid was coming out... READ MORE

4.5 week post op Tummy Tuck w/ Flank Lipo, this crease has been here since day one and causing issues, will it resolve itself?

I am 5' and weigh 108 lbs. I got TT/Flank Lipo due to having 5 kids and excess skin. I exercised daily and eat right, but still couldn't fix my belly.... READ MORE

Irritation from paper tape around my belly button after tummy tuck. What can I use for the mark? (Photo)

What can I use to make the mark I have around my belly button? It was due to the paper tape I clean it everyday with alcohol and apply the same cream... READ MORE

Skin Irritation After Tummy Tuck

It's been more than 9 months since I had a full Tummy Tuck. However, I'm currently experiencing a chroninc skin irritation around the scar on... READ MORE

Is this scar healing normally? (Photo)

Hi, would like y'all's input please. Do I need a new CG, it doesn't fit properly now and it rises and it feels like it's cutting my circulation. Also... READ MORE

18 months post op Tummy Tuck, my wife's bellybutton is dark brown. Is this normal? (photos)

Just wanted to know if there's anything that my wife can do her belly button is dark brown 18 months after her Tummy tuck she tried a bleaching cream... READ MORE

What can be done to relieve pain and itching on the vaginal area from Tummy Tuck?

I have VERY sensitive skin and my PS shaved my vaginal area like never before. I am 8 wks post op and ANYTHING touching hair there makes we want to... READ MORE

Plastic clamp in belly button after tummy tuck, hernia repair

I had hernia repair, muscle repair and tummy tuck surgery March 31. A couple of weeks ago I went to have it checked because it was still oozing and... READ MORE

How to remove a dissolvable stitch from Tummy tuck incision?

I am 3 weeks post op and I have a couple of stitches popping out. It irritating my hip and we tried to pull it but it seems stuck and so we clipped it... READ MORE

Red irritation and swelling around necrosis. Emergency? (Photos)

I posted a question about my necrosis before, and one doctor mentioned if it gets red I should go to the ER. Of course, now it's super red around the... READ MORE

What's causing the burning prickly feeling, and what can I do about it? Feels worse if touched, so I have nothing on it (Photo)

Tt w/ lipo to back & flanks on April 1. Some of the areas that at one point were bruised are different in color and look splotchy with little brown... READ MORE

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