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How Can I Tell if I Tore my Tummy Tuck Internal Sutures or Worse?

I had a tummy tuck with muscle repair 2-1/2 weeks ago I slipped and fell flat on my back. I felt a pull in my abdomen. Could I have harmed my muscle... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take for the Sutures to Heal in the Stomach Muscle in a Tummy Tuck?

How would you know if the sutures tore through the tissue and let go of the muscle that was tightened up? READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Constipation Can I Pull Internal Sutures

I know this sounds silly. I am super constipated from my pain killers. I am 5 days out and just stopped taking them. I am taking colace twice a day... READ MORE

Tip of Suture Sticking out of Tummy Tuck Incision, is This Normal?

I'm 4 months po tummy tuck and a tip of a stitch just poked out of incision where lumps are stitches were dissolvable will this little stitch tip... READ MORE

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

Permanent and Visible Sutures for Tummy Tuck: Normal?

Do doctors usually use permanent and visible sutures under the skin for a Tummy Tuck? READ MORE

Pros and Cons of Permanent Vs. Dissolvable Sutures for Diastasis?

I'm concerned and "creeped out" by the idea of permanent sutures for diastasis and would like to be more informed about dissolvable... READ MORE

How Do I Know if I Tore Internal Sutures in my Lower Side Abdominal Wall?

I had a full tt 1year ago and wasn't fully satisfied with the result. I decided on scar revision,redo belly button,and tighten my lower abs due to... READ MORE

Is It Easy To Rupture Internal Sutures Post-Op Tummy Tuck, How Would You Know If This Happened?

I am 29 years old and two weeks post-op from an abdominoplasty with an umbilical hernia repair. I want to know if it is very common, or easy to... READ MORE

Irritation/allergic Reaction to Sutures? (photo)

I am 3wks po TT, lipo and umb hernia repair.1 wk after I noticed one area of my abd incision getting red and drainging a sm amount of sero/sang fluid... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Stomach NOT Flat at All - Torn Sutures, Swelling, Crappy Job?

So i got a tummy tuck, its been exactly 4 weeks now. it was SO flat at 2.5 weeks. i am a SMALL girl, im not overweight, i had a baby and had BAD loose... READ MORE

Is It Common for Permanent Abdominoplasty Sutures to Get Infected After 5 Years?

My stomach muscles started hurting approximately 5 years post abdominoplasty. Went to dr, he said I had a hernia at an old gallbladder incision sent... READ MORE

Why Do Patients' Bodies Reject the Green Non-Dissolvable Sutures?

It's been years since my tummy tuck but my body has been rejecting the green non dissolvable sutures according to my surgeon. The affected areas... READ MORE

Suture Abcess Healing After Tummy Tuck?

5 weeks after tummy tuck I have a "stitch abcess" the hole is 2 inches long by 1/2 inch wide and about 3/4 inch deep. Dr assures me this is... READ MORE

Would It Be Obvious if You Ripped a Suture from You Tummy Tuck Muscle Repair?

I had my TT on Nov 21 and about 1 week after than I developed a cough and have been coughing ever since, it's finally now going away. I've... READ MORE

Vomited 1 Day Post-Op Tummy Tuck, I Believe I Busted the Sutures, Could this cause Seroma?

I had a tummy tuck at the end of July. The evening post op, I violently vomited. I heard and felt a major pop. I immediately felt my tummy tuck was... READ MORE

Could I Have Tore my Internal Sutures 8 Days After my Tummy Tuck?

I had to go have a scan at the ER to check for a blood clot 8 days after surgery. I told the radiologist I could not lay flat but he insisted I had to... READ MORE

Can Abdominal Sutures Cause Irritation Years Later?

I had an umbilical hernia repair and abdominoplasty almost 2 1/2 years ago. I am having dull pain on the right half of my abs. My entire abdominal... READ MORE

4 Weeks Post Abdominoplasty: Tummy Not Flat

I am very happy with the results. However, I assumed my tummy would be pretty flat. I have what I call "2 road bumps". Upper abdomen is soft... READ MORE

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