Tummy Tuck Stitches Are Missing

The following question from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck one year ago, then had another tummy tuck to correct the bad results from the first one. During the second operation the surgeon could find no evidence of prior sutures in the abdomen. She is trying to find out why. Date: 03/12/2010 Submitted by: Delia Hi, my question is regarding a Tummy tuck that I had a year ago. I had to redo it because [...]

2014-12-25T11:57:25-05:00December 25th, 2014|Stitches, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

Do I have A Tummy Tuck Infection?

The following question from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck and now sees some small seedy-like substance in her surgical drains. She is wondering if this is a sign of infection or if it is normal. Date: 03/14/2010 Submitted by: Marilyn Today I noticed some small seedy-like substance in my drainage tube, like possible puss, which concerns me for infection from my tummy tuck. I'm taking my antibiotics faithfully...my pain is minimal...do you think this [...]

2014-12-25T11:56:56-05:00December 25th, 2014|Infection, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

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 [...]

2014-12-25T11:56:26-05:00December 25th, 2014|Complications, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

No Belly Button After Tummy Tuck

The following post from our forum is from a woman who tells us that losing a belly button from a tummy tuck operation is not that uncommon. Date: 03/17/2010 Submitted by: Christy Actually they can remove the belly button. I just left the PS and he told me that my belly button won't make it. I would have to lose the belly button in order to do a tummy tuck. Also, that it is more common than you would think. [...]

2014-12-25T11:55:11-05:00December 25th, 2014|Belly Button, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

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 [...]

2014-12-25T11:54:31-05:00December 25th, 2014|Exercise, Recovery & Healing, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

When To Have A Tummy Tuck

The following question from our forum is from a man who is planning to have a tummy tuck and is wondering when is the best time to have one? Date: 03/23/2010 Submitted by: Spaddict Hi, One last question I wanted to ask you was did you have the operation in the winter intentionally? People around me are telling me to wait till its winter because it will easier on me comfort wise but I would like to do it in [...]

2014-12-25T11:54:01-05:00December 25th, 2014|Before Tummy Tuck, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

Finding A Tummy Tuck Plastic Surgeon For Men

The following question from our forum is from a man who was looking for more information about tummy tucks for guys and how to find a good plastic surgeon to perform the operation. Date: 03/29/2010 Submitted by: Unknown Hi. I'm another guy (27 years old; lost over 100 pounds) thinking about doing this. Thanks a lot for posting your story. Have you come across any similar sites/stories/posts/blogs from guys? I see a lot from women, but I'd like to know [...]

2014-12-25T11:52:44-05:00December 25th, 2014|Before Tummy Tuck, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Drainage

Christine Great information. Thank you! I'm currently scheduled for 2 consultations to have my tummy tuck done, and no website that I have ever been to has answered my drainage questions like you have. Thanks again! I'm going to keep your site info. in case I have more questions in the next few weeks. Christine, I'll be happy to answer any questions if I can. Going to you first tummy tuck consultations can be an exciting and scary. You may [...]

2014-12-25T11:52:14-05:00December 25th, 2014|Surgical Drains, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

Tummy Tuck Infection & Pain

The following question from our forum is from a woman who had a tummy tuck and now has pain and an infection where they removed the surgical drain. She is wondering whether to seek immediate medical help or wait for her doctor's appointment tomorrow. Date: 04/07/2010 Submitted by: Sussan I had tummy tuck done on 3/23. after two weeks I noticed I have a lot of pain in my left side where the drain is coming out and noticed the [...]

2014-12-25T11:51:36-05:00December 25th, 2014|Infection, Pain, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments
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