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Exercising After A Tummy Tuck

The following question from our forum is from a man who is thinking of getting a tummy tuck but would like to know how soon he can return to strenuous exercise after the tummy tuck. Date: 03/22/2010 Submitted by: Spaddict Hi, Thanks for your website it’s just what I was looking for. I am also going to be having the Tummy tuck in the next few months after losing 140 lbs. My main concern was how soon I can return [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:54:31+00:00 December 25th, 2014|exercise, recovery & healing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Swelling Post Op

The following question from our forum is from a man who is wondering how long it will take for tummy tuck swelling to go away completely. Date: 09/09/2010 Submitted by: Devin Hey bro well done on your recovery and thanks for your detailed explanation but how long did it take for your swelling to go down completely? RESPONSE Date: 09/09/2010 Submitted by: Tanner Devin, It's hard to tell exactly how long it takes for tummy tuck swelling to go down. [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:34:32+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, swelling, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great Tummy Tuck Recovery Story

The following comment from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck, lower face lift, chin reduction, eyes bags and lip implants done all in one day. She is pleased with her combined tummy tuck operation and her recovery went great. Date: 09/13/2010 Submitted by: Gigi I had a tummy tuck, lower face lift, chin reduction and eyes bags done and lip implants all in one day. I had drain from the lower part of the facelift [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:33:58+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, success, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Healing & Recovery

Dustin Thank you so much for making this website. I have looked all over the internet for information (secondary to asking my surgeon) but this first-hand information from a patient's perspective is exactly what I needed. I especially appreciate the pictures detailing your healing process. I have my surgery in about 10 days, and I am really glad I stumbled upon your site. I will definitely revisit before and after my operation. Thanks again. Dustin,Thanks for your comments.Let me know [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:31:51+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wearing Pants After Tummy Tuck

The following question from our forum is from a man who wants to know how long after tummy tuck surgery can you start wearing pants. Date: 10/13/2010 Submitted by: James Thanks for the great story. I'm wondering, how long was it before you could wear your pants after surgery? With the swelling, did you go up a size or wear sweat pants? Thanks. James RESPONSE Date: 10/13/2010 Submitted by: Tanner James, I was able to wear long pants one week [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:29:37+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Relations After Tummy Tuck

Gloria I have just completed my 5th week post-op tummy tuck. Is it too soon to have intimate relations? I am very nervous and physically my med section is very tender to the touch. Otherwise is it safe? Gloria, Sorry, but I have no idea about that. You will have to check with your surgeon to answer that question.Best regards,Tanner

By | 2014-12-25T11:25:29+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Seroma Developed After 3 Weeks

The following post from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck and developed a seroma after 3 weeks. Her surgeon aspirated the fluid three times and now wants to install a wick drain to remove the remaining fluid. Date: 01/18/2011 Submitted by: JackieTummy Tuck Seroma Developed After 3 Weeks My tummy tuck was 11/30, and seemed to go well. 3 weeks in I was afraid I had developed a seroma, and sure enough, I had. First [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:16:48+00:00 December 25th, 2014|complications, recovery & healing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Long After Tummy Tuck Surgery Before You Can Drive A Car?

The following post from our forum is from a woman who is asking about tummy tuck recovery concerns including "How Long After Tummy Tuck Surgery Before You Can Drive A Car?" Date: 03/20/2011 Submitted by: DiannaHow Long After Tummy Tuck Surgery Before You Can Drive A Car? How long after tummy tuck surgery before you can drive? how long after surgery before you can wash your hair or been over? RESPONSE Date: 03/20/2011 Submitted by: Tanner Dianna My surgeon advises [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:14:25+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flying After A Tummy Tuck

The following post from our forum is from a woman who is asking how long after a tummy tuck would it be safe to fly on a plane. Date: 03/30/2011 Submitted by: AlexandraFlying After A Tummy Tuck I’m planning on getting a tummy tuck done here in the US, but I have vacation planed 2 and 1/2 month later. How long after that will it be safe for me to travel in an airplane? RESPONSE Date: 03/30/2011 Submitted by: Tanner [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:12:29+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Back To Work One Week After Tummy Tuck

The following post from our forum is from a woman who is asking if it is safe to return to work one week after a tummy tuck. Date: 03/30/2011 Submitted by: MelissaBack To Work One Week After Tummy Tuck IM THINKING OF HAVING A TUMMY TUCK BUT I CAN ONLY TAKE A WEEK OFF FROM WORK AND I DO A LOT OF BENDING DOWN. IS IT SAFE FOR ME TO RETURN THAT FAST? RESPONSE Date: 03/30/2011 Submitted by: Tanner Melissa, [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:11:52+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, Uncategorized|0 Comments