Tummy Tuck Questions & Answers

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I haven't had the Tummy Tuck yet but I'm preparing mentally and physically for it. Why are drains necessary after a Tummy Tuck? Where does that fluid come from? Are they always needed?
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I'm 42 years old, I had one pregnancy, and I'm in good health condition. There is no reason why my body shouldn't support two or more procedures done simultaneously. Once I started researching and accepting the idea of ...
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What complications should I expect? I'm sure there's almost nothing I should worry about, but I want to be prepared. How often do you see tummy tucks go wrong? Is age an important factor? Because I'm not as young as I u...
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I have some extra skin on my belly and arms, due to a years-long diet I followed. I went from weighing 165 to 135 lbs (5'3''), but now I have this sagging skin that bothers me. It defeats the purpose of losing weight. F...
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It's been 20 days already and my body is healing well. To be honest, I was expecting worse pain after this surgery. The painkillers have made the recovery pretty easy, even though my abdomen is still swollen. The girdle...
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What trustworthy finance companies are there to take out a loan for a mommy makeover? I never thought I would get a loan for such a cosmetic procedure but... it is what it is. I'm unable to afford it otherwise. Do you k...
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I want to have a tummy tuck and liposuction to my thighs. Is it possible to combine the two procedures and have them both done in one operation?
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When I think about a mommy makeover I think about a series of surgeries like breast implants, tummy tuck and liposuction. Can they all be done in one surgery or they have to be done separately? What other kind of plasti...
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20 days ago I had tummy tuck surgery and now I have swollen abdomen. I feel like there is liquid gathered in there. At my last consultation, the doctor tried to take out the liquid with a syringe and what came out looke...
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I am aware that none of the alternatives to a traditional tummy tuck can achieve the results of a surgical abdominoplasty, but despite this I am willing to settle for less dramatic result than undergo anesthesia, surger...
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Since I had twins and lost a lot of weight I've been considering having a tummy tuck, but between house work and the kids, I haven't had the time to educate myself on the cost of a tummy tuck. Without a doubt I want an ...
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My problem is excess skin and loose abdominal muscles from excessive weight loss. I want a flat and smooth abdomen and I am confused whether to have a tummy tuck or just a liposuction. Is there a way to tell which opera...
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Until now I couldn't afford a tummy tuck procedure and I've been using tummy tuck underwear as a cheaper alternative and discovered it is quite comfortable. I finally can afford a tummy tuck now, but I wouldn't want to ...
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I have been dreaming about getting an abdominoplasty/tummy tuck for many years now and recently came to the conclusion that I can't put it off any longer, it has become imperative. I realize that plastic surgery doesn't...
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My pregnancy left me with loose, sagging skin on my belly and arms. My breasts don't look great either… I need to get back in shape fast. I love my kids, and being a mom was the greatest thing that ever happened to me b...
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Hi, I'm writing to ask which procedures are generally included in a Mommy Makeover package. Or does it include all of the same procedures regardless of circumstance? My abdomen, breasts and buttocks are the areas of my ...
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Is a mini-tummy tuck less risky than full tummy tuck, with less complications attached to it? Also I don't want to end up with a bulge if I perform one of these surgeries. Do the chances of that to happen increase if I'...
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I am preparing to schedule a full mommy makeover surgery (breasts and stomach) but I need some idea of what to expect in terms of recovery time. I would like to use vacation for that as I don't want to tell anyone about...
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I don’t know any men who have had this plastic surgery. I’m interested in getting some details about it. Is it any different for men?
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I saved a 7-minute workout video on my computer and I'm eager to try it. I miss my daily exercises much more now that I get to see how amazing my body looks after the tummy tuck. It's been 20 days already. I feel much b...
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I am less scared of the procedure and more scared of how long I will be under general anesthesia. How long does the average mommy makeover take to perform? I understand it will depend on how many different procedures ar...
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Before I get a tummy tuck should I be on a specific diet? I am asking for two separate reasons. 1- I am about 10 lbs above my goal weight but I do not consider myself overweight. Do I need to be at my goal weight or n...
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I really want to have this procedure done but am worried about what will happen during my recovery. Can a doctor please explain what I am in for if I decide to have the procedure? I understand that a mommy makeover coul...
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