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How much do tummy tucks (witch hazel) usually hurt?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Some more thn others

It will vary on the extent of the procedure ( skin resection, areas of lipo, and the extent of the rectus diastasis).
Pain meds and muscle relaxants will be commonly prescribed and used for the first two weeks. A pain pump may also help to diminish the clearly post-operative pain.

In brief: Some more thn others

It will vary on the extent of the procedure ( skin resection, areas of lipo, and the extent of the rectus diastasis).
Pain meds and muscle relaxants will be commonly prescribed and used for the first two weeks. A pain pump may also help to diminish the clearly post-operative pain.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Significant.

Tummy tuck surgery is associated with a significant amount of discomfort especially during the first few days after the procedure is performed.
Most patients tolerate the discomfort well, especially with the help of pain medication, and/or pain pump. Patients considering tummy tuck surgery should not underestimate the length of recovery and the amount of postoperative help necessary.

In brief: Significant.

Tummy tuck surgery is associated with a significant amount of discomfort especially during the first few days after the procedure is performed.
Most patients tolerate the discomfort well, especially with the help of pain medication, and/or pain pump. Patients considering tummy tuck surgery should not underestimate the length of recovery and the amount of postoperative help necessary.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: TT pain

The pain pump adds additional fees in range of $800 to $1, 000.
Most are controlled by PO meds.

In brief: TT pain

The pain pump adds additional fees in range of $800 to $1, 000.
Most are controlled by PO meds.
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Dr. Darryl Blinski
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Moderate pain

Tummy tucks (witch hazel) are painful mainly because the abdominal muscles are repaired.
Pain is usually well controlled with medications. Count on a 2 week period for recovery.

In brief: Moderate pain

Tummy tucks (witch hazel) are painful mainly because the abdominal muscles are repaired.
Pain is usually well controlled with medications. Count on a 2 week period for recovery.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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