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How much weight did you lose from tummy tuck surgery?

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  • 6 years ago

Wondering how much weight (in loose skin/tissue) I may lose from a tummy tuck?

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Hi I am really wanting to get lipo and tt. which do you think is better i want to lose fat in my inner thighs and deff my stomach.. i want the rolls gone. i have 2 kids and both c sections i am so uncomfortable with my body and i need help fast.
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Hi, I had a tummy tuck and lipo about eight days ago but I have not loosened any of the seven pounds my doc said he took off, Why is this?
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Hello Dr. Connors. Your response to the question was very inspiring. My question is this, will the additional weightloss from going from size 16 to size 4-5 compromise the original result of the tummy tuck? I want to be able to do the same thing as well. I'm currently size 10 (5'5 @ 175 lbs) I used to work out alot prior to my tummy tuck but unable to right now since I'm at Day 3. What steps will I need to do in order to achieve that spectacular results you've described? I appreciate your help very much :)

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Dr. Connors (along with other doctors active in our community) rarely get updates to forums, so please don't get frustrated if you dont hear back!

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Ladies & Gentlemen, It is of utmost importance to check the references of the surgeons in your area. I am suggesting you do a complete evaluation on the surgeons' credentials and licenses. Background checks are available online. Google it. IMPORTANT: Life or death? Hmmmm. Cost should NOT be the determining factor in your choice to hire a certain doctor. It could cost you your life! Think about it.
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very good advice.  all doctors on RealSelf who are listed as offering Tummy Tuck are board-certified plastic surgeons (ABPS).  None are general surgeons that like to do cosmetic surgery for cash.

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Hi "tired of being fat", For pricing information, check out our cost maps. These show the prices paid by RealSelf users who had these procedures. Liposuction cost map Tummy tuck cost map Good luck, --Sharon
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hi guys, i'm now into my 4th month after lipo and tt down to size 12 never been that before without looking drawn in my face. scar in answer to mystery is healing very fast just a thin purple line on bikini line not worth stressing about. go for it i've never felt better. believe me i don't miss that roll of skin at all. mystey.
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how much does all of that cost? I am a size 18 and dream of being a 14:(
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I'm seriously thinking of a tummy tuck. My only question at this point is what the scar will look like in 3mo.-6mo.?
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thanks for sharing your tt experience i had my surgery 7 weeks ago and am thrilled with results. i also lost weight after about 5 kgs am not very reliant on scales because if i put on i get depressed so weigh myself every 3 weeks my clothes are to big so i know i'm okay and i'm not hungry yet either so all good. it's great feeling so much more confident too. mystey
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can anyone say how many sizes they dropped after having a TT?
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hi guys now into ninth week since tt and went from a size 16 to a 12 sometimes 14 in clothes size depends on the make am 2 kilo's from my goal weight am thrilled with the results. is so great to wear what i like without spending so much time stressing about the fat rolls and i don't know about others but every time i bent to pick something up my undies would roll under my tummy god it irked me. i would do it again tomorrow no pain no gain is what they say. mystey.
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I had a TT 2 weeks ago and I lost like 10 lbs. so far. I'm not sure if it's because of my backaching, drinking all of that water, or just not being as hungry but I am so happy with the results thus far. It was definitely worth it. I did only lose 2 to 4 lbs after the surgery but the skin was gone. My doctor said he took off 2.5 inches off my arm (each), 4 lbs of skin from my tummy, and I'm not sure how much fat from the lipo or TT itself. I was swollen but I am losing weight daily so far. I just don't feel hungry much at all these days but I force myself to eat.
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i am having tummy tuck in 3 weeks my surgeon advised it best to maintain my weight that i am comfortable with does this mean size wise i will still be the same dress size or is it going to be a smaller size having liposuction on hip area also.
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Good luck with your surgery. I'm almost 6 weeks postop and had lipo, too. I am able to wear the same pants I was wearing before the surgery but I'm still swollen 'down there.' My clothes fit so much better and can now tuck in my shirt or wear something fitting without the rolls.
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