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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

Can Stitches on Muscle Repair Be Torn by Coughing?

I had prolonged cough the day of tummy tuck and mascle repair surgery. Pain was unbearable, but my concern was that stitches would be ripped. I had... READ MORE

My Husband Tore His Rectus Abdominis Muscle 8 Weeks Ago. Is Surgery the Solution?

He has been in pain since he tore the muscle. He just started physical therapy two weeks ago but hasn't seemed to help but feels worse after... READ MORE

How Do You Tell if You Tore the Muscle Repair from a Tummy Tuck? 6 Weeks PO

I am 6 weeks PO from having extended tummy tuck w/muscle repair. I have severe depression and tend to over eat at certain times. I got in a depression... READ MORE

Could Bulge On C-Section Scar Be Torn Muscle?

I Had 2 C Sections. One in 2010 and One in 2012.  With the second c section I had a small bulge on the cut self. Now it is bigger. Can it be that... 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

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

Did I Bust Sutures in my Tummy Tuck?

I had a full tummy tuck a couple of days ago. I had nausea and threw up and it felt like fabric ripping apart inside.The area feels hot. Could I have... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Incision Popping

I'm almost 5 weeks post-op and everything has been going just as it should. I started feeling much better between weeks 3 and 4. Today I was... 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

Torn Muscle After TT?

I had a full tummy tuck 8 weeks ago. At six weeks I thought I was healed enough to do some yard work. The next morning my muscle above my belly button... READ MORE

Could I have possibly torn my sutures after diastasis repair?? (photos)

Im 2 days post op I started violently vomiting from the pain meds (I'm assuming) and was in an extreme amount of pain, but then after a few hours the... READ MORE

I am 4 days out from my tummy tuck, and feeling burning sensation in upper abs. Have I torn something?

Last night I struggled with getting out of bed due to strain on muscles in abs. Since then I have been feeling a burning sensations on and off in my... READ MORE

Reparing torn abdominal muscles, medically necessary or cosmetic? (Photo)

During the delivery of my second child my right foot was supported while my left foot was not supported at all. When a contraction hit I felt my right... READ MORE

Is it possible to have torn something in my left side beside the belly button? (photos)

2 days post my surgery I was laying on my couch then my 8 year old got excited and ran at me with her elbow and putting all her weight on my belly and... READ MORE

I'm feeling awesome at 8 days post op. Is this not normal?

I have read several cases of woman who are not able to stand up etc and I feel like I haver had surgery. The issue is I think I may be doing too much.... READ MORE

4 weeks tummy tuck with hernia & muscle repair. Painful and swollen upper abdomen. Did I tear my muscle repair?

I've been very careful and i am walking a lot(slowly) i feel that my upper abdomen is still very swollen, but its been painful than usual the last 2... READ MORE

What would be the best way to verify if sutures have stretched/torn?

Hi I am 6 months post my TT. The muscle repair was performed with dissolving sutures. Since 4 weeks ago I feel that my stomach is bloated. I suspect... READ MORE

Is it possible to have your muscle tightening tore by pressing hard into abdomen?

I had a tummy tuck with muscle tightening a year and a half ago! Everyone asked me if I worked out. My stomach felt like I did palaties all my life.... READ MORE

How do you know if you have torn the internal stitches or pulled the muscle repair loose after a tummy tuck?

Had a tummy tuck 10 days ago. I decided to go to the store and over did it on the walking. I could feel a lot of pulling on my stomach and my back was... READ MORE

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