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Would You Turn a Hernia Repair into a Full TT?

  • MynElimom
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • 2 years ago

I recently discovered a hernia, and went to see a general surgeon. She felt around my stomach, & immediately talked about the excess skin around my stomach, and consulted a plastic surgeon in the office. The hernia removal is covered by my insurance; however, I'd have to pay the surgeon's fee for it + anethesia costs. His fee was originally $2K, but now went up to $3K, in addition to $1300 for extra anethesia...would you proceed with this??

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that seems about right. I had a hernia and the insurance covered 90 percent of it with a hospital stay....saved me about 2000 dollars.
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Yes but first I would research other plastic surgeons. While the price is reasonable look for other doctors who would do hernia, Lipo and TT for the same price. IJS
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most insurance covers hernias so maybe if you go see a different surgeon they can make it work and have the tt at the same time as hernia repair. I would do it and it will be alot cheaper.
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