I am 28 now and after 2 very heavy kids, stomach muscles are weak & I hate this lower belly pooch. I've started becoming more self conscicious about my body and I used to never be that way. I don't mind the normal belly fat, I still want it gone too but it's not actually painful like the pooch. I have permanent nerve damage from 2 C-sections but that belly fat seems to actually hurt or my nerves are confused. I will never be able to afford surgery, exercise hasn't helped... What can I do?
Alternative to Abdominoplasty/tummy Tuck/lipo Available if I Couldn't Ever Afford Those and Only Have Medicaid?
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Alternative to Tummy tuck?
Unfortunately, from your description it sounds like the appropriate treatment may be an abdominoplasty. This would be a cosmetic procedure and would not be covered by any insurance, including Medicaid. I know of no non-surgical way to fully address the constellation of of problems you describe. If you have more specific questions an exam by a qualified plastic surgeon may help.
Medicaid does not cover cosmetic surgery.
From your description it sounds as though the only suitable solution would be in abdominoplasty. This is a cosmetic operation and is not covered by Medicaid nor should be.
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