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Huge Stomach Blister after Tummy Tuck
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I have a huge blister after getting a tummy tuck with lipo on Oct 24th. It is now turning black and my Dr wants to cut it out. I am afraid if he does that I will end up with a hole in my stomach?? Can you please advise me??

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jhonnys


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Coral Gables, FL
United States
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  Huge Stomach Blister after Tummy Tuck
September 9, 2013 8:09 AM

If it is a blister due to the tape wait a couple of weeks for it to heal. We don?t recommend to remove the blister.
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drgrossman


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New York, NY
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November 15, 2011 3:25 PM

Without the photo it is difficult to advise. You may have a blood blister or skin necrosis. Skin necrosis can be conservatively managed, but your doctor would definitely know best, (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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November 15, 2011 6:15 AM

Sounds more like necrosis and your surgeon is trying to treat you. (more)
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drredou


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vienna, VA
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November 14, 2011 3:13 PM

Sorry to hear about your problem. Unfortunately your doctor is right, the black tissue needs to be removed in order to enable the area to heal by 2nd intention or by reconstruction. Listen (more)
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tahirashaikh1972
  six months after tummy tuck
December 4, 2011 11:12 AM

we dont know why the blsters appering after tummy tuck ?

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