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Can Stitch Granulomas Heal Without Being Surgically Removed?

HX-MRSA abscess post op abdominoplasty. Several rounds bactrim ds. PMHX-healthy, nonsmoker, nondiabetic 18 weeks post op 2 stitch granulomas-can they... READ MORE

Should I Be in the Hospital, Staph Infection and MRSA not Getting Better After TT??

Many of you have been following my questions lately and have seen my pictures of the green infection coming from the holes in my TT insicion. As you... READ MORE

How Common is Infection with Abdominoplasty?

My nieghbor came over today and told me the horror story of her ongoing 4 month MRSA infection after a hysterectomy and now i am terrified. Ive been... READ MORE

MRSA Prior to Plastic Surgery and Antibiotic Allergies, What Antibiotic Options Are there if I Have a TT?

I was told last summer that I may have had a MRSA infection. It was never cultured or tested, but I was given medications to treat it as if it was one... READ MORE

Can I Change my Doctor with Medicare?

In 2009, I had a TT, hysterectomy, & hernia repair. I got MRSA and was on a wound vac for 2 months. What happened to me should not have happened.... READ MORE

Could MRSA Sores Be Related to Non-absorbable Sutures from TT?

Hi, I had a breast red. & TT 4 yrs ago, then surgery for an internal abscess from the TT. 2 yrs later - ab lump surgically removed, that turned... READ MORE

HIV positive tummy tuck and liposuction

Looking to get a tummy tuck or liposuction and was wondering if I'm able to..I am hiv positive my viral load is undetectable and my cd 4 is 100..I am... READ MORE

Painful Lymths After TT with Lipo to Flanks 3 Weeks PO. Encountered a friend with MRSA, What Should I Look Out For?

Painful Lymths After TT with Lipo to Flanks at Least 2 weeks. I Have not been sick in years (10 +) Recovery is has been good considering my age (59+ a... READ MORE

Would an Inside Flap from a Tummy Tuck Get Loose and Start to Protrude to the Abdomen?

I had a tummy tuck on 2010. A penrose drain receded inside the incision..The drainage tested 'mild' MRSA. The incision was opened and a 10 or 12 inch... READ MORE

7 mo PO full Tummy Tuck with lipo and still very sore and hard below incision area. Will this ever go away?

I am 7 months post op full TT and lipo. after surgery I developed a nasty persistant MRSA infection which delayed my healing by at least 2 months. The... READ MORE

I got MRSA at my tummy tuck wound, should I use wet or dry dressing? (Photo)

Got my tummy tuck out of the county a month ago. Now I found out that I have MRSA and I been taking antibiotics and also putting antibiotic cream on... READ MORE

Was I too pushy? MA refused to remove a drain. PS on vacation. Staff refused to call covering surgeon. 14 days post-op

14 days po abd/bam. HX of MRSA and frequent staph infections. JP drain on my right ave 10-15ml output per 24hrs x 4 days. Suture started pulling... READ MORE

Are my thighs bigger because of swelling?

Hi I'm nearly 5 weeks post op. I had tummy tuck, lipo, also extended tummy tuck around to my back and also vertical cut from pubic to Breast bone. I... READ MORE

Infection. Is this normal? What can I expect now?

Hi, I had my tummytuck on 1st December. I contracted the MRSA viruS. I was swabbed 2 weeks ago and the MRSA is still present (only got the results on... READ MORE

When will my weight stabilise?

I'm now 4 weeks post tummy tuck. I had lips too and cut from my Breast bone down as well as the horizontal cut. Also had extra so going around to my... READ MORE

How long will it take to recover and will my long term appearance be affected?

Turns out I had MSSA in my wound and original incision site had to be reopened, was very sick needed 6 days in hospital and very strong I.v... READ MORE

Stressed over results! My incision is higher on one side -- any advice on what to do next? (Photos)

I am 7 weeks and 2 days post full tummy tuck. I not only look pregnant but have what looks like train tracks on my right side. I asked my surgeon if I... READ MORE

Thighs much bigger. Is this the final result?

8 weeks post op. several infection inc MRSA and infections in liposuction areas. full tummy tuck with extended horizontal cuts around the back and... READ MORE

6 weeks post-op: MRSA Infection in incision site.

My plastic surgeon that performed my Tummy Tuck 6 weeks ago informed today that a culture taken two weeks ago from incision site was positive for MRSA... READ MORE

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