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Hi there everyone should I have my tummy tuck and breast lift at the same time?

  • JennaLDav
  • Ferndale South Wales
  • 11 months ago

I am booked to have my operation on the 4th of November originally I was just going to have the tt first and then the breast lift next year but now I am feeling that I should just have it all in one go.  I would appreciate many comments.  Many Thanks :) x x

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Thanks everyone for your comments it is decided I am having the two done together in November I am so excited like a child at Christmas. She13 hope yours goes well I will try and post soon after to wish you luck again x x
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Hi. I'm having a TT and BR done together on nov 6 . My Dr.Told me it was possible for both surgeries to be done at the same time and very safe. I can't wait to to be free!
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I did them both together and it was fantastic. I virtually had no pain from the breast lift. The tummy tuck / muscle repair wasn't a cake walk for me but I don't regret it for a minute. I'm 5 months post op now.
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I am 53 and had am extended TT with a BL last Nov 7th. I would def do them togethet again. The TT was more difficult than the BL which I hardly noticed or had any discomfort from. You will need to use your arms a lot to help move yourself. I had a bit more pain from this as I was still recovering from a compound fracture and dislocated left wrist from a fall on July 4th. The most helpful thing to was our bed that raises at both the head and feet. The only problem is that it sits real high so my husband brought in the hot tub steps for me to use. I stayed in the bed the 1st couple of days before moving to the recliner. I am schedule for a thigh and arm lift on Nov 19th. I am looking forward to getting these two parts of my body in better looking shape like my torso.
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I had a reduction, lift, and tummy tuck at the same time. My surgeries were a week ago today. By no means a cakewalk, but definitely the way to go for me. A great recliner is a must!! The pain was pretty intense the first day after, but each day seems to decrease by about 50%. By day 4, I was able to hobble to the bathroom unassisted. I have had almost no breast pain and have full nipple sensation. Provided you have an excellent support team (I had round the clock help for the first 5 days) and are in good health, I say go for it!!
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I had my tummy tuck and breast lift along with lipo on the sides of breasts just underneath the arms. I am 7 weeks post op today. Although I was sore I don't think it was that terrible at all, I'm still sore in my breasts and sides but honestly it's not anything all that bothersome. I read so many stories about people saying how hard just the tummy tuck was and I was scared but I didn't want to have to go under twice if I could avoid it, the procedures took about 6 hours so you have to be in good health to be able to tolerate it. I woke up in no pain and didn't start feeling some soreness in my breasts until the next day, getting up was tricky and my tummy did feel very tight and felt like I did a lot of sit ups, but I was going to the bathroom by myself after they took out the catherer. I have had surgery for apendicitis, gallbladder, hysterectomy and a few other things, not to mention having 2 children natural, this surgery was not as painful as apendicitis or a gallbladder attack and doesn't even compare to labor, after about 5 days I was just taking tylenol at night. Everyone is different and everyone handles pain differently so you have to go with your gut instinct, I for one am thrilled I did them together and I look fabulous even though I'm still swollen.
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Go for it! I'm 59 did both plus lipo. Why have two anesthesias & two recoveries when you can do it all at once. The TT is a tougher recovery, and the breasts were barely noticeable. Not to mention, you'll save some cash! I have a pretty easy recovery and would do it all over again in a heartbeat, though I wish my boobs were larger!
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Thank you for your comment, I am glad you are doing great, I think that I will go through with the two together to be honest, really excited now.
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DelawareDaisy! Someone else who is 59 and getting both a TT and BA! We are few and far between! My date is October 4, and am looking forward to getting it over with after having done so much research and reading. Did you try on sizers beforehand? If so, are the post surgery results smaller or larger? I'm reluctant to go too large because I really view myself as a small breasted person, don't mind them on the smaller side . . . Any thoughts on this?
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I thought about it. Even talked to my PS about it. He wouldn't do them together. He bundles lots of procedures but not these two. He only wants the best results and with the tummy tuck pulling down, and the breast lift pulling up, he just feels the BEST results will be compromised. Plenty of PS will do it ... but not mine and I had to respect his thoughts. I'm actually glad it worked out this way. I'll go back for the breast lift hopefully after the first of the year!
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Hi there thanks for your comment, my ps seems happy to do the two together so I will think about it some more until I see him again. he has done it many times. Your photo looks amazing I must say, hope mine turns out just as good.
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it's quite possible that he just rejected the idea for ME, because of the amount of skin I had ... and the amount of pulling down he needed to do! It's just a thought... I'll have to ask him on my next appointment!
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And you certainly had the best results, such a good job. I am definitely going to discuss it with him in more detail after all of your comments, Thanks again x x
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I only had a tummy tuck done, and I thought it was really difficult. I don't know how I would have pushed myself out of chairs /bed etc without using my upper body a lot. I think I would have felt even more helpless if I had upper body pain/wounds! But a lot of women manage to do it all at once.
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Thanks for your reply, I know what you mean about using you arms. I am thinking that I might not go in for my breasts after the pain of the tt that's why I am feeling that I go full hog. Would you do it all again was the results worth the pain x x
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