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Abdominoplasty - series—Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

After surgery, there may be some pain and discomfort. This may last for several days. Resting with the legs and hips bent will put less stress on the belly. The remaining scar will fade with time.

Review Date 3/12/2019

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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