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Incision Infection 6 Weeks Post-Op

I have a 2in area of my incision that is wider and redder, a few days ago it developed a small hole the size of a pencil tip and had yellowish pus... READ MORE

Alternative to steri-strips?

Hello. I notice many patients have the tape/steri strips over their tummy tuck incisions. I had a horrible reaction to the strips with my last... READ MORE

Had a TT 10 Days Ago and Still Draining Dark Red in my Drain, Should I Worry?

FULL TT without muscle tightening or liposuction 10 days ago and my drain is still draining dark red blood where 99% of the time I have to strip the... READ MORE

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

3 months post op of Tummy Tuck, the scar is very red. Is this normal? (photos)

I am 3 months post op from tummy tuck. My scar is still very red. It seems to get worse at night. I massage it everyday and have not had it exposed to... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck 8 Weeks Ago. Aftercare Advice? (photo)

I did a tummy tuck 8 weeks ago. The middle section still Very hard and red. Have a very deep scab. Belly button still not completey healed. The doctor... READ MORE

I am 5 weeks post-op from a full TT and upset with my results. Is this really just swelling, or are these my results? (photos)

I has a full tummy tuck with muscle repair and lipo of the flanks. I am now 5 weeks post op and I still have a gross pooch like area in my lower... READ MORE

Dark Red Drainage 2 Weeks After ETT?

I had an extended tuck two weeks ago and did not require muscle repair. Two jp drains were put in and the right side has been perfect and has been... READ MORE

Is my belly button healing normally? (Photo)

Full tummy tuck 9/16/14 and my belly button seems to be healing very slow, last week at check up dr said looking good but seems like it's still very... READ MORE

Is It Normal For My Stomach To Be Lumpy Hard an Uneven After TT?

I Had a Full TT an Lipo on March 5 2013.. my Stomach is Lumpy Hard an Uneven. is This Normal. My tummy is uneven an it looked better when I frst had... READ MORE

Is My Tummy Tuck Scar Concerning? (photo)

I am 18 days post op and my scar right above my mons is becoming extremely red, more so by the day, and some areas appear to be separating. I found a... READ MORE

I had a full TT with MR and Lipo to the flanks/lateral thighs. Possible Necrosis? (photo)

Does this look like possible early sign of Skin Necrosis?? my entire incision area is read and itchy, I was intially told I had a reaction to the... READ MORE

Is this normal 4 weeks after Tummy tuck? Red and itchy rash. (photos)

My tummy tuck was on November 12. Just prior to my 4 week check up, I developed a red and itchy rash around my incision and belly button. There are is... READ MORE

2 weeks post op of Tummy Tuck, Is my belly button infected? (photo)

TT almost two weeks ago. Is my bb infected or just going through stages of healing? It appears more red. I have been cleaning it daily and applying... READ MORE

2 months post op Tummy Tuck, how can I make the scar better? (photos)

It's been 2 months since my TT & hernia repair surgery. My scar is very long, quite thick & red/purple. Is there anything I can do to make it better?... READ MORE

Two weeks post op Tummy Tuck, is my belly button infected? (photos)

Does my BB look infected? Nurse saw it last wk. before it looked this bad, showed dr. A pic and he said to keep it clean with soap and water and... READ MORE

Cellulitis? Could skin be dying? 4 weeks PO FTT with MR. Including pics of necrosis from PO day 1 and recent infection. (photo)

I developed red inflammation that I posted about 2 days ago. I have since been put on antibiotics 500mg Cipro 2x/day. It has gone from pink, red, dark... READ MORE

How long does it take for my belly button scar to fade?

I had the surgery on August 26th. It looks great but the belly button scar is still red. Thank you. READ MORE

Wound dehiscence, what should I do? (photos)

26 days post op. I was cleaning my incision When It opened! Now with serosanguinous to bright red bloody. It has been increasing the last few days... READ MORE

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