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is it normal to have a swollen stomach 8 months after a tummy tuck

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Not from the surgery. You need to get checked out to see if it is related to the surgery or something internal such as the bowel. Sometimes fluid can ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Possible...: It is possible, but is would be most logical to bring this Q to your surgeon who possesses more info about you than anyone online. The healing process ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Wait until older: Before resorting to surgery, see if exercises will achieve a similar result, particularly at your age. As you get older, exercise may not be as effect ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Do you mean: Under the skin? Please describe what you mean by bubbles.
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Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Swelling : Swelling five days after a tummy tuck is normal; however, if the swelling is increasing and is associated with increasing pain you should call you pla ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Requires direct: observation and evaluation. If the procedure was recent, this may be post operative swelling.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get back in shape: It is possible to get your shape back after a baby. Breastfeeding, regular diet and exercise will help. Good core work outs will help you regain your ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Girish Kalva
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Metabolic syndrome: I could help you understand that tummy tuck alone will not make you healthy .do the following:1. Check your BMI.2. Get blood tests to rule out diabete ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anya Kishinevsky
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck: A tummy tuck removes excess skin and fat from the lower half of your abdomen, giving you a flatter stomach with less fat. It also tightens the abdomin ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
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