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Can i rupture my abdominoplasty stitches?

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Dr. Brian Arslanian
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree

In brief: How long ago?

How long ago was your surgery? If its been 6 weeks then probably not, if its been 6 days then yes.
Sutures are meant to hold tissue in place while the body heals. The repair is not as strong as the original tissue. After a tummy tuck we pull things pretty tight to give a good result. There is increased tension on the incision. For that reason you need to take it easy for 3-4 weeks.

In brief: How long ago?

How long ago was your surgery? If its been 6 weeks then probably not, if its been 6 days then yes.
Sutures are meant to hold tissue in place while the body heals. The repair is not as strong as the original tissue. After a tummy tuck we pull things pretty tight to give a good result. There is increased tension on the incision. For that reason you need to take it easy for 3-4 weeks.
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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Early over activity

If you are not taking it easy immediately after the procedure, the incision can separate due to rupture of the sutures.

In brief: Early over activity

If you are not taking it easy immediately after the procedure, the incision can separate due to rupture of the sutures.
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