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8mm Separation in Upper Abdomen After Tummy Tuck

I had a full tummy tuck with muscle repair and no liposuction 6 weeks ago. Im 5"2 and 90lb so my surgeon felt there was no need for lipo... READ MORE

Plication with Full Tummy Tuck

I am scheduled for a a TT with flank lipo in April. I am 32 years old. I have lost a total of 60 lbs, and have kept it off since June of 2007. I am... READ MORE

Wound Separation 5 Weeks Post TT?

Tummy tuck, at 5wks post op wound seperation occured. Does it look like it is healing, or do I have to be concerned it will get larger? I am taking... READ MORE

How long will it take for tummy tuck wound separation to heal? (photos)

I do not smoke, I eat pretty well, and am 39 years old. I am 5 weeks post tummy tuck and lipo. At two weeks I had wound separation. I understand it... 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

12 days post-op TT: Major wound separation (Photo)

I started having a yellow discharge on the 4th day post TT. Later on the 6th day post surgery I noticed an opening on my incision.I went to go see my... READ MORE

Internal Scar Tissue After Abdominoplasty?

I had twins and my rectus was seperated from my sternum to my pelvis. I had surgery to repair that...abdominal plasty. I can feel the scar tissue... READ MORE

I have severe diastasis recti. At what point would it be considered an abdominal wall ventral hernia?

My separation is so wide that upon laying down I can feel and literally grab my intestinal track. CT scan did not see a true hernia because the defect... READ MORE

14 Days out and Horrified at the Separation and Tearing. Is It Common and What Are my Options? (photo)

Thought have been tearing. Dr said im oversensitive and is fine. At 2 wks po. See tears along incision ripping up. Told me put med adhesive on the... READ MORE

Can Muscle Repair Be Done if I Don't Have Separation?

I am worried my tummy won't be flat. When I do the "sit-up" test it feels like my muscles are together...I don't feel any seperation... READ MORE

Do I Need a Full Tummy Tuck to Repair a Diastasis? (photo)

Hello, I am 3 months post-partum after my third baby. I think I have abdominal separation (seems to be about 3 finger widths from a self test) which... READ MORE

Is the Repair of a Permanent Separation of the Rectus Abdominal Muscle a Medical Necessity?

My stomach is shot no control of abs, can barely suck stomach in. I cannot plank. I cannot do situps. I get a horrible cramp in my one ab muscle when... READ MORE

question about fascia

I had a full tummy tuck and hernia repair with biological mesh about 7 months ago. After going to see my PS because the tummy is still not flat and... READ MORE

Component separation technique. Is it necessary for diastasis recti repair? (photos)

I was told I have a complete tear at the linea alba and was recommended anterior and posterior repair for my DR. Picture to show more. If ont believe... READ MORE

Is redness and slight wound separation at 4 1/2 weeks post op normal? How should I care for it? (photos)

I had a full mommy makeover 4 1/2 weeks ago and am now experiencing what looks like a little infection and wound seperation. I see my doctor on... READ MORE

Am I a Suitable Candidate for a Tummy Tuck in Terms of Being a Low, Medium, or High Risk?

Hi I am 4 foot three thirty kg healthy mommy with two children who I had with a c section I am fit and healthy a non smoker or drinker have a 5cm... READ MORE

Does it appear that I have torn internal sutures after my Tummy tuck? (photos)

I had a few sneezes and a strong cough, after which I felt burning on the upper right side of my abs. This side now appears and feels very tight and... READ MORE

Previous umbilical hernia repair and muscle tightening, why are the muscles still separated? Could it happen after TT? (Photo)

I have had an umbilical hernia repair also repair of the recti to prevent recurrence a few years ago through a small vertical incision next to my... READ MORE

3 weeks post tummy tuck and my incision is beginning to separate. Is this ok or should I be concerned? (Photo)

I am 3 week post tummy tuck. I went to place Vaseline on my incision and noticed it beginning to seperate. In this same spot a few day ago it was . Is... READ MORE

Is my incision separation normal? (Photo)

I had TT/umbilical hernia repair/flank Lipo on 9/25. 10/8 I went for check up, i had a 1/2 inch sep. with yellow stuff Dr said it was ok. I had put... READ MORE

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