Member since 12/31/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Drainage and Swelling After Recent Tummy Tuck

I have been reading the experiences of others and wanted to join this community so I could have people to talk to who understood my experiences and could offer their advice and support. I had a Tt w/ lipo on Dec 19, 2012. My drain is still in and my entire core is swollen (though the "apron" of skin which previously sat in my lap is gone). I have read a lot of comments about swelling and how... READ MORE

Questions from HarrietNative

I Am 10 Wks Post TT and my Belly Button Started Bleeding Today Running Down my Stomach. What Could Cause This?

My belly button appeared to be closing, but today I noticed there was some drainage in what is left of the opening. I took a Q-tip to wipe out the drainage and my belly button... READ MORE

Recent comments from HarrietNative

I wanted to find out if anyone has experienced a sharp "discomfort" on the right side of my stomach (halfway between my belly button and my side). As time passes, I only have the pain every so often instead of every day. My belly button... READ COMMENT

I am POD 15 and I have had no problem eating. Is something wrong with me? I keep wondering if I'm going to gain back the 70 lbs I lost pre-op since my appetite appears to have been unaffected by the surgery and my exercise regime has... READ COMMENT

Thanks, fpoole. How much swelling? Can you wear your same clothes? When did you resume activity? How do you define "more active"? Sorry for all the questions. READ COMMENT