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Risks Associated with Mommy Makeover

  1. seroma (fluid collection, which typically must be drained with a needle and syringe)
  2. dehiscence (breakdown of the wound)
  3. skin necrosis (death of part of the skin)
  4. umbilical loss (death of the belly button)
  5. nerve injury
  6. hypertrophic scar or keloid (typically more common in darker skin individuals or in people predisposed to this, usually runs in families, although the etiology is multifactorial)
  7. slow healing (particularly in poor nutrition, diabetics, or in steroids)
  8. risks of mommy makeover may be more extensive with more procedures performed