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I’m 4 days post op and this morning it took me 30 mins to sit up from my bed. As I sat up I got an excruciating burning and tugging sensation next to my belly button close to my biggest incision. It also continued throughout the day when getting up from my sofa. Is this normal?

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Yes, it's normal. You are healing inside and also your nerves were cut, so they have to regenerate. It takes time. You can get a binder or use a pillow to brace yourself. It does get better within a couple of weeks, I promise.

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I had this too and still get the occasional burning feeling even now at 7 weeks po. It is A LOT less painful now though (thank goodness!). What helped me was holding a heated (not too hot!) cherry pit pillow on my tummy. Maybe that’ll help you too 💕 hope you feel better soon on congrats and your surgery!

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Yup. Totally normal. That feeling for me went away around week 3.

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