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How Long Before the Staples Dissolve with a Tummy Tuck Procedure?

How Long Before the Staples Dissolve with a Tummy Tuck Procedure? READ MORE

Overlapping scar and open on left side (Photo)

I had full TT with umbilical and ventral hernia repair and muscle tightening 16 days ago, the staples have been removed. I noticed that the upper part... READ MORE

Why Weight Gain After Tummy Tuck?

I had a tummy tuck in Feb 2010 i weighed 115 lbs i eat right i excercise at the gym... But i am up to 120lbs. i can't fit in my jeans or shorts.. by... READ MORE

Am I doing something wrong? Incisions of tummy tuck have opened? Will this heal normal? (Photo)

I just had a tummy tuck 18 days ago and 1 week ago at my PS took the staples out and saw that part of my incisions have opened up. He did not seem... READ MORE

I found out I have a 49 inch sanoma in my gut where the stapples were. What should be done?

This surgery was done once and 24 hours later I had broke open loosing a lot of blood. I had a emergency surgery within 24 hours. I know now that a... READ MORE

Subcuticular sutures versus mattress sutures?

Why do some surgeons do subcuticular sutures and some do mattress sutures? I see some tummy tucks with nice straight lines and the skin doesn't appear... READ MORE

Day 5 post op tummy tuck - dents. (photos)

I am concerned about the dents on my waist, the doctor said is from the binder after the surgery and the 2 day days after. I started lymphatic massage... READ MORE

I had a tummy tuck scar revision 4 months ago. Have been using Scar Away strips. Is this normal? What else can I do? (Photo)

My initial tummy tuck was closed with staples which left horrible marks and very wide scar. A year and half later I had scar revision. Four months... READ MORE

Is my tummy tuck incision healing properly? (Photo)

9 day post op with staple removal from incision on post op day 7. Concerns about two areas of incision. One area looks inflammed and the other is red.... READ MORE

Body not healing after Tummy Tuck? Incision site keeps splitting and rejecting dissolvable staples, how do I proceed? (photos)

It was almost all the way healed. Then started slowly opening up and the little white dissolvable stables kept popping out. I am on week 8 and this is... READ MORE

I had a c-section in 2010. My stomach came back open 2 days after staples were removed. Will insurance cover a tummy tuck?

I have no feeling in the my stomach from my belly button to the top of my private area I have actually zipped my stomach in my pants i could feel pain... READ MORE

Infection in B/L Jp drain site or possible staple spit? (Photos)

I am currently about 3 weeks PO, holes where JP drains were have a thick whitish fibrous exudate, with minimal drainage (yellow). I cleaned the wound... READ MORE

Will my open wound heal with staples loose inside of my incision? 1 week post-op TT. (photo)

I'm 7 wpo from a tt with mr. I've a wound in the incision under my belly button that is about 1/2" dia and I can stick my pinky all the way into it.... READ MORE

Urgent help my tummy is splitting due of necrosis. (photos)

1 month post op with necrosis. My dr decide to avoid debridment & deep scar by waitin for the necrotic skin to define & heal from deep to... READ MORE

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