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Tummy Tuck: Are Stitches on Ab Muscles Permanent or Do They Dissolve?

I was just curious about the stitches on the abdominal muscles that are performed on a Tummy Tuck. Do the stitches stay in forever or do they dissolve... READ MORE

Is there a way to treat tape burns that I've had for over 2 months from a tummy tuck or is it permanent?

I had a Mommy Makeover over 3 months ago, and while my tummy tuck incisions were healing, I used bandages that ended up giving my tummy "tape burn".... READ MORE

What is the Main Reason Why Permanent Vs Dissovable Stiches Are Placed on a Tummy Tuck? Where Are They Placed? (photo)

I have an upcoming appointment to remove my stiches? I was confused by this because I thought all of the stiches were dissolvable. Where are the... READ MORE

Permanent Nerve Damage at Hip and Thigh from Tummy Tuck?

Reposting this because I named the wrong nerve in my previous post. I am 1 1/2 yrs out from abdominoplasty to repair upper hernia post pregnancy and... READ MORE

Is There Permenant Scar Makeup for TT Incision?

Just wondering, is there any permenant scar make up, like a tattoo but matching skin color, TX READ MORE

Is the nerve pain after abdominoplasty be permanent or will it go?

After TT I had numbness in the front of my thigh, after that came burning sensation and now I have shooting pains when walking and burning sensations... READ MORE

Will a Possible Stitched Nerve from a Tummy Tuck Get Better?

I had corrective surgery done on a tummy tuck where all the Dr had to do was tighten more skin and move my scar down lower. He thinks he stitched a... READ MORE

Puddle of Fluid on Lower Abdomen - Will it Go Away?

I had a tummy tuck 2 years ago. And was just removing the excess fat i am happy with the result thus far. Just a lil anxious about the fluid. Im... READ MORE

Belly Has Extended Super Low Below Belly Button and Massive Rippling, Will This Smooth Out?

My strech marks are raisied and ripply. I am freaking out because I look awful. Will this get better, will my stomach smooth out, will strech marks go... READ MORE

What happens to the internal sutures in a Tummy Tuck when correcting the diastasis recti?

I feel like possibly a silly question. I guess I don't entirely know how it works. When the ab muscles are sutured together in a tummy tuck do the... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Permanent Suture - Feel Through my Skin & Painful

I had a tummy tuck 7 weeks ago and I've been feeling a permanent suture under my skin in my upper abdominal. Plastic surgeon things the stitch... READ MORE

My Belly Button After Tummy Tuck Was Purple. Permanent?

My belly bottom after tummy tuck was purple and I thought it will go away like bruises. as one of my PS advised me I filled it with polysporine and... READ MORE

Are outer belly buttons after tummy tucks permanent? (photos)

I don't mind my scar after surgery. I don't even mind all of the reddish/purple stretchmarks I'm still left with. But my belly button? I had an innie... READ MORE

3 Months Post Tummy Tuck - Should I Still Have Swelling?

I had an ETT with MR and Lipo on Dec 2, so I am now 3 months out. I feel like I have "permanent" swelling - it looks like this all day, so I... READ MORE

Tummy tuck question - tightening abdominal muscles permanent ?

I'm not sure how to begin asking this question. Hopefully the photo helps. During a tummy tuck the abdominal muscles are stitched together . I can't... READ MORE

Why do permanent sutures keep coming out of my belly button 4 yrs after Tummy Tuck & 1 yr after a 2nd Removal surgery? (photos)

I had a tummy tuck 4 years ago. 3 years later I had an additional surgery by the same plastic surgeon to remove permanent sutures that were coming out... READ MORE

Is It Common to Have Permanent Nerve Damage at Hip and Thigh from Abdominoplasty?

I am 1 1/2 yrs out from abdominoplasty to repair upper hernia post pregnancy and was to have minor lipo to flanks only. However had poor outcome and... READ MORE

How many layers of stitches are used in a full tummy tuck? Are they permanent or will they dissolve?

I had a consult with one doctor who said that he used four layers of stitches. Can this be true? I've also heard different things about the stitches... READ MORE

Breast Reduction Scars Are Lower Post Tummy Tuck. Is This Normal?

I had a breast reduction years ago. After a recent tummy tuck the lower breast incisions/scars appear approximately 1/3 - 1/2 inch lower due to... READ MORE

Does my belly button looks normal? Will the shape change or is it my permanent look? (photos)

I am 4 weeks post op with tummy tuck and muscle repair. I would like to know if my belly button looks normal? Will it shrink further? If so how long... READ MORE

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