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A 16-year-old female asked:

i got a surgery scar going right through the middle of my stomach and i dont have a belly buttton but can i still get a flat stomach with the scar?

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Dr. Terry Edwards
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Likely: many times that type of scar heals in a way that does not allow for the abdomen to be symetric. if weight is an issue, work on that.. you will do no harm by core conditioning and it will be benefitial for other health related issues as well.

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Last updated Jun 6, 2014

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