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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

How to Tell if Popped Stitches After Tummy Tuck?

I popped three stitches at the top of me abdomen?! What is this doing to my abdominoplasty outcome. I had surgery on18th and two days later I coughed... READ MORE

12 Days After Tummy Tuck - Did I Tear My Muscle Repair?

12 days post op and i don't feel tight and able to laugh with no pain, but, still hurts to sneeze.. did i tear my MR? READ MORE

5 Weeks Post Op Tummy Tuck and Incision Has Opened About 1/4 of an Inch. What Do I Do?

I'm 5 wks. post op tummy tuck and my scar does not hurt and seems to be healing well. I removed my surgical tape over the scar 2 days ago since it was... 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

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

How Hard is It to Pop a Suture After Tummy Tuck?

How hard is it to pop an abdominal muscle stitich after surgery? I am a week post op - can you stretch out muscle from lifting? READ MORE

Messed Up Tummy Tuck First Day?

I just had a tummy tuck and implant change 2 days ago. The night I returned home from surgery I was trying to get into bed like they showed me using... READ MORE

Tore my TT Stitches 1 Month Post Op?

I has an abdominoplasty One month later, I noticed a bulge under my rib cage. Bulge became more prominent , PS said I had tore my stitches and he said... READ MORE

I Had Tummy Tuck, is It Possible to Tear Internal Permanent Sutures Holding the Rectus Abdominal Muscles Together?

I Had Tummy Tuck, is It Possible to Tear Internal Permanent Sutures Holding the Rectus Abdominal Muscles Together? READ MORE

How long does it take for abdominis rectus muscle tear to heal?

I hurt myself in the gym Nov 2014. Severe pain in lower abdomen. In December hurt myself again. I have been suffering pains and discomforts since... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Torn Stitches?

Hi. I had a tummy tuck performed in Sept2011.Since Nov2011 I noticed a bulge under the belly button area. It took until Oct2011 to get an explanation.... READ MORE

Worried I Tore my Internal Sutures (4.5 Weeks Post-op)? (photo)

I've been waking up with a nice flat tummy this entire time. I have not had much swelling or any real issues. I was advised at 4 weeks that I could... READ MORE

Is it possible to tear or damage internal sutures by violent laughter?

I am 1 week po from a tummy tuck and on the left side of my stomach near my belly button, my stomach has seemed to soften, stay sore, and I almost... 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

Tearing, ripping, pulling pain after Tummy Tuck.

I had my TT w/out muscle repair w lipo on Feb 19-14. 2 inches to the right of my belly button I have a Tearing, ripping, pulling pain. Sometimes When... READ MORE

What happens if your tummy tuck suture tears apart inside upper abdomen re muscle stitch 6 day post surgery ?

Will it keep coming apart? I just moved to turn off night light without extending arm. pain. Going to doctors tomorrow. I follows all post ops... READ MORE

I Am Having Problems After my Tummy Tuck. Should I Go to PS or my Primary Physician?

18 mos after my tt I cannot walk briskly, lift anything, run, play with my kids or workout. I cant even sit up unassisted. When I cough it still feels... READ MORE

Can Laying Flat Too Soon Post TT Tear Stitches?

I am POD 9. On POD 7 I slid down in my recliner and ended up in an overextended position and excruciating incisional pain that resolved that day. Now... READ MORE

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