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Too Many Tummy Tuck Complications?

The following question from our forum is from a woman who wants a tummy tuck but wonders if she is a good candidate to have the operation. She is 61 years old, has had several abdominal surgeries which left many scars, has elevated blood glucose levels and has been diagnoses with peripheral neuropathy. Date: 03/15/2010 Submitted by: Sherry I am a 61 yr. old female with a weight loss so far of 75 lbs. and plan to lose a maximum [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:56:26+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Drains Coming Out

The following question from our forum is from a woman who has surgical drains from her tummy tuck operation that are coming out by themselves. Each movement she makes causes them to wiggle out a little bit more and she is wondering what to do if they come completely out. Date: 06/19/2010 Submitted by: Michele I am 10 day post op full abdominoplasty. So far so good except these drain tubes giving me fits. The right one is out to [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:44:20+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Liquid In Abdomen After Tummy Tuck

The following question from our forum is from a woman who still feels liquid in her abdomen 6 weeks after having a tummy tuck operation in her country. She is wondering if her body will absorb the liquid or have a doctor remove it. Date: 06/27/2010 Submitted by: Ana I had a tummy tuck done in my country 6 weeks ago, came back to us 3 weeks later I still felt liquid in my abdomen, what are the risk, if [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:43:03+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Surgical Drain Problem

The following question from our forum is from a man who is having problems with his surgical drain following a tummy tuck operation. The drainage fluid is not going into the drain tubing and bulb like it is suppose to but rather coming out of the hole where the surgeon inserted the tubing into his skin. Date: 07/01/2010 Submitted by: Chris I had a mini complex abdominoplasty yesterday and had one drain put in. Almost all of my draining has [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:42:17+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Surgical Drains Complications

The following question from our forum is from a woman whose mother had a Tummy Tuck operation 6 years ago and now is experiencing pain and complications in the area where her surgical drains were inserted. Date: 08/19/2010 Submitted by: Juliann After 6 years of having a tummy tuck operation, my mother, 67, is experiencing severe complications: not eating regularly, losing weight, chronic constipation pain, especially on the right side of her stomach where the drainage tubes were placed (stabbing, [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:39:33+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, surgical drains, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tucks And Sunlight – Not A Good Mix

The following question from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck 2 months ago and is wondering if it is safe to exposes her tummy tuck scar to sunlight. Date: 09/04/2010 Submitted by: Vanessa My surgery was done in July 6 2010. Is it safe to be expose in the sun already. Vanessa RESPONSE Date: 09/04/2010 Submitted by: Tanner Vanessa, It sounds like you are in that grey area with regard to exposing your tummy tuck [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:36:15+00:00 December 25th, 2014|before tummy tuck, complications, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Blood Clots

The following question from our forum is from a woman who has fears of dying from a tummy tuck as a result of blood clots. She is wondering what she can do to minimize the risk of getting a blood clot after her tummy tuck surgery. Date: 09/17/2010 Submitted by: Dominique I want a tummy tuck so bad! In fact my surgery date is scheduled for next month. Listening to my classmates, I was told that some of them knew [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:33:16+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Depressed After Tummy Tuck

The following question from our forum is from a woman who is depressed after her tummy tuck operation. She reports swelling, sarcomas and distention and cannot fit into her jeans. Date: 10/06/2010 Submitted by: Maureen Hi, I'm so depressed I had x sarcomas after my surgery, then when that resolved I have swelling, going on 4 months I no longer fit in previous clothes. mine is not bloating it is distention I feel pregnant, people think I had a breast [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:31:09+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, Uncategorized|0 Comments