What are possible side effects and complications of tummy tuck surgery?

Some of the possible side effects and complications associated with tummy tuck surgery include infection; bleeding; anesthesia risks; fluid accumulation; poor wound healing; skin loss; deep vein thrombosis (a blood clot deep in a vein); asymmetry; damage to fatty tissue found deep in the skin; numbness in the abdominal area; skin discoloration; prolonged swelling; unexpected scarring; pain; and the possibility of revisional surgery.

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