Infection + Panniculectomy

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Having Panniculectomy and Breast Reduction..but Have Chronic Belly Button Inf?

MY insurance approved a panni and breast reduction for sept. 16 2013....i am very greatfull and excited that they are approving these procedures. I... READ MORE

Why do I look pregnant after my panniculectomy? (photos)

I have lost over 157lbs on my own and have 3 children. I am 31 and was left with a huge pannus. My insurance covered the removal of this due to... READ MORE

Will they have to stretch the stomach to the vaginal area to close for panniculectomy? (photo)

I am awaiting insurance approval for a panniculectomy. I have hidradenitis/open infections under my panni and the top of my mons. The surgeon has... READ MORE

Two weeks post op and my belly button is infected. Do I take the garment off to let it breathe? (photos)

My belly button is disgustingly infected. It's green and yellow inside, I have been putting peroxide and polysporin in it everyday, but should I be... READ MORE

I have a very large apron that I would like removed, but I am chronically diabetic. Is it possible to have it removed?

I am finding that I'm getting recurring yeast infections in the fold under the apron despite washing twice daily with prescribed wash. I have chronic... READ MORE

Can a Seroma Remain a Year & 9 Months After a Panniculectomy, then Abscess?

I had a panniculectomy & hernia repair in Oct 09. I had pain in an area of of my panniculectomy scar. In July 11 an abscess developed in that area... READ MORE

If I Have A-Fib, How Dangerous is Panniculectomy?

I had a complete hysterectomy 13 years ago which almost immediately caused skin to lap over the scar area. I have lost weight in recent years and now... READ MORE

Where are the incisions when having strictly a Panniculectomy done? No other body contouring.

Highest wt 500+ lbs and I have plateaued at 340...now have an incisional hernia below belly button. A hysterectomy in '12 has left my pannus more... READ MORE

I'm 3 months post op and still getting infections in my belly button. Do I need another panniculectomy? (Photo)

I look like I am deformed and I still get infections in my belly button and rashes do I look like I need another panniculectomy and revision of my... READ MORE

I had a panniculetomy 2 weeks ago. My belly button is pink and I've had a yellowish drainage. Is this an infection? (photo)

I had a panniculetomy two weeks ago tomorrow. My PS is over an hours drive away. My belly button is getting pink, I've had a yellowish drainage since... READ MORE

Isn't the placement of surgical drains standard of care following a panniculectomy?

My brother had panniculectomy after weight loss surgery? No drains were placed. He had 200 cc pulled off with needle , then a liter, then 1200 cc,... READ MORE

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