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Nervous about BBL . Any advice ?

  • Butterhoney
  • New Brunswick, NJ
  • 2 years ago

I'm getting a BBL with Dr.Markman on the 13 of April. I'm getting nervous . I'm worrying about blood clots and being under anesthesia for 8 hours . And the post op . Laying on my stomach for 3 weeks. Dr.Markman gave specific instructions not to sit or bend for three weeks . How will I be able to use the Bathroom ( #2) if I can't sit ? I have a female urinal for #1. Yesterday I read about a girl who had a deformity after 6 months . I asked her what happened but she didn't get back to me yet. Also I'm hiring a nursing assistant but I'm not sure of how many days I should hire her/him for . And the pain. How will I be able to withstand it ? If any can give me advice I would really appreciate it .

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I would recommend that you call your patient coordinator to ask questions regarding blood clotting concerns, nurse aid/assistance, etc. I can tell you that my PS recommended that the garment remain on for a total of 6 months.. 3 months for 24 hours and I believe 10 hours for months 4-6. His technique is likely different, however. Some PS recommend not to sit for 2 weeks max, some recommend not to sit for a longer period of time. Not sure if this information was helpful. Good luck with your journey.
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About 6 to 8 weeks . I started to to sleep with out it and I woke up swollen .
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You are so right about that even though they told me to wear mines for 8 weeks before I can take it off
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man i wish i could have stayed here in maryland but don't have the funds, that dr is right around the corner from me but the advise was very helpful dont want to bother you i no your still recovering well i'm here in maryland if you need anything please i don't mind
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how often do you have to have garmet on
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I'm not in Maryland and more . I was too home sick
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thanks im in baltimore around the corner from dr m and wanted him so bad butt can't pay that much i chose dr s in miami have any advise
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Hey my BBL sister ... Glad to year you're gettin done Dr.Salama makes me nervous . I would of went to him. I love the bubble butts he gaves . But he doesn't have much experience . I didn't want to risk losing any fat or any thing fatal happening .
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As far as and advise . Make sure you follow your Dr.'s directions pre-op and post-op . You're not going to be able to move around much so get all your affairs in order . Get you meds before surgery . Have a get support system in place you're going to need as much help as possible. Oh and the pain. I still wake up stiff and sore . So buy tylenol extra strength before your surgery . So you can have it when you run out of percocet . Good luck . Feel free to ask me anything .
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Butterhoney,

How long did Dr. M leave your drains in?
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About a week.
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I did it ladies !!!!!!!
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I appreciate the feedback Butterhoney. I wore my garment for 3 weeks and the waist wrap for 4 weeks (I kept washing and using the one I was bandaged in post-op). It's a COMPRESSION garment...trust me- you won't be needing to change size (it's pretty tight and will shrink with you- although your cute new fabulous booty will only get plumper and rounder).You'll get 2 garments after your surgery. When you wake up from surgery they will have miraculously squeezed you into one. Be vigilant to HAND WASH them each time you wash up (alternate days). Let them air dry. The heat from a dryer will ruin the rubber fibers and it will lose its elasticity.
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$ things you'll NEED while in recovery. 2 chair cushions (or pillows), a (lap) food tray, a folding chair and to help clean your bodily waste- Mr. Clean (or household disinfectant) in a spary bottle (not a can).

You don't have to "lay on your stomach" while recovering. Buy 1 or 2 chair cushions to (from Wal-Mart) kneel on. I found it to be a great relief to eat on your kneeling on my knees. Also purchase a food tray for your meals and a cushion to kneel on. Just lean your upper torso or chest over the bed. You can even sleep in this position if you're tired of laying in bed. One thing that was useful to me post-op was a folding chair. (Purchase one from Walmart or Target for $17). It's going to be hard to balance yourself while trying to use the toilet without sitting. Place the folding chair in front of you with the seat of the chair facing the toilet and straddle it (only your thighs should touch the chair). Make sure the toilet seat is up and aim your backside into the toilet bowl. Use the strength in your arms on the seat of the folding chair to push/hold yourself up. You'll still be able to use your arms for support!

Don't be nervous. If you're healthy and a non-smoker, deformalities or complications should be of little or NO concern. Just get EVERYTHING Dr M. tells you to get for pre and post-op.
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Best response. Thank you sooooooo much . I'm going through this alone and you guys are all I have .
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How long did you have to wear your garment ? And did you have to change sizes ?
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Hey ladies , I was able to save so much money on my hotel stay because a booked through a website called www.airbnb.com . With all the money I spent on this procedure I'm glad I was able to save money . You can rent apts or rooms for your stay . I booked a room . Hope this information helps someone out.
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Thanks for this tip! I can save like $1k
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I've been looking at a lot of video vixens . Just to get and idea of what to come . But with some vixens I can't figure out what they had done. For example Pebbelz the Model and Cubana Lust . What's kind of augmentation is that ? It's not implants because its way to jiggly. It can't be a fat transfer because it will be way too much fat . So what is it ?
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$4500 is a great price . My first BBL was $10,000 and it was a waste . Dr. Salama does great work I can't denied that . I havent heard any complaints . I was flip floping between him and doctor m . What's Dr. Salama post op instructions ? Just curious . My first BBL the doctor said I could go back to work in 10 days . Boy did I pay for that . I was in so much pain my supervisor sent me home . But Dr .M instructs not to sit down for 3 to 4 weeks. Bending at the hip is prohibited also . Dr.M explains it like this .... When he was at John Hopkins he worked in the burn unit . If for example a patient received a skin transplant to his hand , he had to keep his hand completely straight . If he flexed his hand it will destroy the skin graph because it disrupts the blood vessels . No blood supply ,no graft . He uses the same theory for fat transfer . Also no bloppy pillow because it puts pressure on your fat transfer and that can lead to the fat being absorb. I sat there like what ? How am I going to get in and out of bed . He said using my elbows to prop my self up and glide off the bed while keeping my legs straight. My next question was how will I used the bathroom . His response was female urinal . Ok Dr .M . What about # 2 . I really don't think I can hold it for three weeks. How can I use the bathroom with out bending at the hips . My first surgery was about 6 or 7 years ago . It was in office . So no hospital fees . I think it was about 3 hrs . My surgery with Dr.m is going to be 8 hrs. Things are going to be so different this time.I guess that's why I'm getting nervous.
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WOW so what did you do for #2? lol sorry but im curious because I want to know what to expect you know and this was a reallllllllly helpful post, I mean I havent scheduled or spoken to anyone yet, bc I keep stressing how im going to look when I gain weight for the procedure.
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He said to slightly squat over the toilet . Gurl idk . I guess I'll figure it out . But that's why I'm asking for advice. I've read over and over of people using a bobby pillow but my Dr says no . So I guess you're best bet is the follow your doctors instructions. Did you narrow it down to who you're going to have your procedure with ?
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Im thinking Dr. S, I've read so many amazing reviews about him! Im anxious to do this procedure already, but I don't think ill be able to this summer, I have school and I start school in August! girl I cant wait!
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You may not have to gain weight .
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Well you have may and June . And I think he has a special going on right now . You can take pictures and send it for a consultation .
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