The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck operation and her surgical drain is clogged and she is swelling. Date: 02/19/2012 Submitted by: MarionTummy Tuck Surgical Drain Is Clogged And I Am Swelling I had a tummy tuck done on Jan. 6th. I starting having a lot of swelling on Jan. 19th. A drain was inserted but clogged soon thereafter. I have now had a total of three drains inserted since my surgery. [...]
Nina I had a tt on Dec. 24, 2011. My stomach was flat until about 1 1/2 weeks ago. All the sudden(like i read the others mention) my stomach bloated (physically, looks like 5 months pregnant) and i feel full all the time. the bloating never goes away, it just gets smaller. After dinner I feel like i just had a Thanksgiving meal. (though I don't eat very much and weigh 105 lbs.). i used to wake up to a [...]
Teresa I am also 2 months post TT and am bigger than when I started. I am still depressed from the surgery and frustrated. I swell every time I eat or work out and I barely fit in my clothes post surgery. I look like I have a spare tire and it's so frustrating. I expected to lose at least 2 inches in my middle section, but I gained.
Tummy Tuck Pain Some people have a lot of pain, some people have none. The amount of pain you can expect depends on many factors. More Pain Information. What pain medicines do they use after surgery? The two prescriptions that I received were for Keflex 500mg an antibiotic (20 pills) and Mepergan Fortis for pain (40 pills). Valium is sometimes given to for relaxation and a sleep aid. Swelling After A Tummy Tuck You are going to have lots of [...]