Tummy Tuck Questions & Answers

If you want to speak privately to a cosmetic doctor near you, click here.

I had a tummy tuck 2 months ago and now I have bad pain near my belly button area. It bothers me most when I walk and it's a stabbing pain. Is this a sarcoma? Ever since my tummy tuck, my heart rate has risen dramatic...
0
0
I'm 19 days post op from a breast reduction surgery and have significant firmness and swelling under my left arm. I also find new bruising daily specifically on the left side. Should this concern me or is this a normal ...
2
2
There is a 2-inch gap in my incision five weeks after my tummy tuck. My doctor is monitoring it, sees no sign of infection and says it will eventually close. I don't believe it, as it shows no sign of closing. What shou...
2
2
I had a crescent thigh lift two months ago. No drains were placed. Post op day day 1 there was swelling noted under my incision on right thigh. Was told to compress and use heat which I did. Swelling increased significa...
1
1
I had weight loss surgery 10 years ago and lost about 110 pounds. I started at 289 and I’ve averaged a weight of about 175 and I’m 5’8.I’ve been at a comfortable body weight however over the last...
1
1
I am pregnant with our third child and have already had 2 caesareans. Both left me with a bad c shelf and no matter how much weight I lose it never goes. I don’t mind the scar but I do mind the lump! It makes me q...
0
0
I developed a seroma 7 months after my mommy makeover surgery. The seroma is in my lower abdomen.My surgeon drained the area 3 timesto no avail. It is still draining from the drain input site. I am still wearing a banda...
1
1
I had lipoabdominoplasty done onmy stomach and liposuctionof my flanks on 2/26/18. I'm now on rest for the next 6 weeks. What kind of arm exercises can I do now while I'm recovering. Thank you in advance!
0
0
Thank you to the doctors who replied to my original question posted here . The doctors had asked to see a photo, which I've included below. This photo is of me at 8 months post-op. I have a large indentation above my b...
2
2
I had a Panniculectomy in May of 2017, can I get Abdominoplasty if I choose later to tighten my upper abdomen and stomach muscles?
2
2
CouldI fix an inguinal hernia with a subdermal implant or a tummy tuck or thigh lift? Could cosmetic surgery help with that?
2
2
I have seroma after 15 weeks of tummy tuck. What to do?
1
1
I had a tummy tuck and mini thigh lift in 2015. I believe the doctor did not take enough off my upper thighs. Since the surgery, the inside of my upper thighs are still flabby. Never did shrink even after 6 months to a ...
0
0
After a great tummy tuck, my result was perfect. But after about 6 weeks I developed a bump under my belly button that looks like I'm pregnant. Is this normal and will it go down? Sometimes it's not as prominent as oth...
1
1
Will my umbilical hernia repair which used a mesh patch limit my options on the type of tummy tuck I will be able to receive?
3
3
Hello, how much does a tummy tuck cost?
2
2
It's been 10 days since I had my tummy tuck. As of today I drained 75. I noticed that the moreI move, the moreI drain. So shouldI be moving or resting?
1
1
Hello, doctor! Should I do tummy tuck withhernia or is it safe? How much time do I need for recovery?
2
2
Hi, I have swelling and bloating after 2 months of my full TT, my doctor suggested that it is all caused by gastrointestinal issues and has nothing to do with the surgery. Is it too early to worry about final results? ...
3
3
I have wanted to have a breast augmentation since I had my last child but there was no time to do it while the kids were growing up. I never lost the desire to have it done but the realities of parenting didn't leave m...
2
2
I'm a 45 year old male who went from 275 lbs to 195 lbs in a little under two years and I am left with a huge mass of flesh which used to house a significant beer gut--and then some! I have learned this flesh is the pa...
3
3
I am 10 weeks post op and I am not happy with my results. Did something go wrong? I did get a new belly button and my scarring seems excessive. The area above my belly button is not tight and extends outward. What is w...
4
4
Which procedure should I get completed first? Should I get a tummy tuck or should I get a Brazilian butt lift? I have not been able to tell from researching online if either of these procedures are better to get before...
7
7
Would it be recommended to get a Brazilian butt lift, then a tummy tuck in separate procedures? Or is it better and more cost effective to get both done together during the same operation? I want to do whatever is the ...
1
1
Does anyone think that it is a good idea to get a Brazilian butt Lift and a tummy tuck at the same time? What are the advantages and disadvantages of doing both of these at the same time? In my opinion they are both su...
4
4
Can I Fix my Torn Stomach Muscles with Plastic Surgery? I have had multiple pregnancies and I think my stomach muscles have been torn in two at this point. What is the typical process that goes along with fixing these ...
2
2
Should I get a Brazilian butt lift and a tummy tuck at the same time? It seems like a lot to do all at once. What would the recovery be like if I got all of that at once? Would I not be able to sit on my butt or lay on...
3
3
Is it normal for swelling to last several weeks after surgery? I had a tummy tuck 25 days ago and I swear there is still pretty significant swelling. I am starting to think that my surgeon may have done a bad job, beca...
1
1
Would a tummy tuck be an effective way to remove stretch marks on my stomach? Getting a full tummy tuck would mean that I would have a big scar on my stomach though, right? I guess a single scar would look better than ...
3
3
Is it recommended and is it safe to do both at the same time? Seems like it would make sense since you’re already taking fat from the stomach through liposuction. I have plenty of fat that I want to get rid of, and I f...
1
1