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Tummy Tuck Surgery 6 Days Ago

The following post from our forum is from a man who had a tummy tuck 6 days ago and is concerned with all the swelling. Date: 05/24/2011 Submitted by: MusaTummy Tuck Surgery 6 Days Ago Hello Tanner long time no talk...I just wanted to say thank you for all the information you gave me about having surgery and to tell you I got my abdomoplasty surgery 6 days ago and it went really well....I felt nervous going into it but [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:10:36+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, surgery, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Upcoming Panniculectomy, Gynecomastia & Plication Surgery

The following post from our forum is from a man who is scheduled to undergo a Panniculectomy, Gynecomastia & Plication Surgery after losing 100 lbs of weight. Date: 10/05/2011 Submitted by: MarkUpcoming Panniculectomy, Gynecomastia & Plication Surgery Tanner - thanks for starting the forum and website. My panniculectomy, gynecomastia and plication surgery is on 10-17. Dropped 100 lbs and am now at 170 @ 54 years old. Your story was VERY helpful. Thanks so much, Mark RESPONSE Date: 10/05/2011 Submitted [...]

By | 2014-12-25T11:03:26+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgery, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Surgeon Won’t Operate Because Of Existing Scars

The following post from our forum is from a woman wants a tummy tuck but has existing scars in here belly area. She went to a surgeon for a consultation but her surgeon won't perform a tummy tuck on her because the scars add complications to the surgery and increase the risk of the operation. She wants another opinion and advice. Date: 10/17/2011 Submitted by: JackieTummy Tuck Surgeon Won't Operate Because Of Existing Scars I have a questions in regards [...]

By | 2014-12-25T10:59:43+00:00 December 25th, 2014|scars, surgery, Uncategorized|0 Comments

48 Hours Post Surgery: Panniculectomy, Gynecomastia & Plication Surgery

The following post from our forum is from a man who just had a Panniculectomy, Gynecomastia & Plication Surgery after losing 100 lbs of weight. He is just starting the recovery phase of his operation. Date: 10/20/2011 Submitted by: Mark48 Hours Post Surgery: Panniculectomy, Gynecomastia & Plication Surgery See what Mark said before the surgery. AFTER THE SURGERY Hi Tanner. 48 hours post surgery. Not too bad. Can't wait for the next few weeks to get over with! RESPONSE Date: [...]

By | 2014-12-25T10:58:10+00:00 December 25th, 2014|recovery & healing, surgery, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fleur De Lis With Liposuction And Hip Contouring

The following post from ourforum is from a woman who is having a Fleur De Lis Tummy Tuck with Liposuction and Hip Contouring. She is getting nervous and is looking for more information. Date: 11/02/2011 Submitted by: AmandaFleur De Lis With Liposuction And Hip Conturing Hi. Fleur de lis with liposuction and hip contouring scheduled for 3 weeks from now. Please help I am in desperate need of any info or pictures. I am starting to get really nervous. I [...]

By | 2014-12-25T10:52:56+00:00 December 25th, 2014|surgery, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Combining Epigasstric Hernia Surgery With Tummy Tuck

The following post from our forum is from a woman who has an epigasstric hernia and needs to have it surgically repaired. She is debating whether to have a tummy tuck done at the same time but is afraid of the increased risk from the combined operation. Date: 11/25/2011 Submitted by: ManizaCombining Epigasstric Hernia Surgery With Tummy Tuck I have epigasstric hernia and need to have it surgically repaired. I have been suggested to have a tummy tuck done at [...]

By | 2014-12-25T10:38:58+00:00 December 25th, 2014|before tummy tuck, surgery, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fluid buildup after tummy tuck surgery

How is fluid removed with a needle? About 2 weeks after my tummy tuck surgery, during a follow-up visit, the doctor noticed that it looked like I had some fluid retention (drainage) in my midsection and decided to drain it. He inserted a "big syringe" just below my belly button and drained (sucked out) about ½ cup of red drainage fluid from my belly area. He told me not to look, and I told him I did not want to [...]

By | 2014-12-17T11:15:48+00:00 December 17th, 2014|recovery & healing, surgery, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy tuck stitches

Tummy Tuck Stitches and Sutures When are my stitches removed after surgery? Stitches are usually removed 1-2 weeks following surgery. What are absorbable sutures? Absorbable sutures were originally made of the intestines of sheep (catgut). Today, the majority of absorbable sutures are now made of synthetic polymer fibers which offer ease of handling, low cost, low tissue reaction, consistent performance and guaranteed non-toxicity. sutures made of? How long does it take absorbable sutures to be absorbed by the body? Absorbable [...]

By | 2014-12-17T11:13:17+00:00 December 17th, 2014|recovery & healing, stitches, surgery, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tummy tuck compression garments

COMPRESSION GARMENTS The surgeon puts on your first compression garment while you are still knocked out in the operating room. You wake up already wearing it strapped tightly across your body. More Compression Garment Information. What is a compression garment and what does it do? Surgical compression garments provide compression which pushes body fluids away from the skin and reduces swelling. It also helps flush potentially harmful fluids from your body which in turn reduces the risk of infection and [...]

By | 2014-12-17T11:08:23+00:00 December 17th, 2014|compression garments, surgery, Uncategorized|0 Comments