i am 41 years old and I had a second child at almost 37...I gained almost 80 pounds and have lost it all and then some.. I weigh 120 pounds and I'm 5'2". I want to get a lower bk tattoo that comes around to my sides. I'm curious if my tummy tuck and breast implants will mess my tattoo up if I get it? I'm a size 3 now but I have gross stretch marks and that sagging skin above my c-section scar. What would u suggest, wait on the tattoo or will it be OK?
Want to Get a Lower Back Tattoos, Should I Get a Tummy Tucks First?
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Tattoo's and Tummy Tuck Surgery
Congratulations on losing so much of the baby weight.
Yes, I would suggest that you wait on having the tattoo until after surgery because with a tattoo that goes around the back and comes to your sides, it may be effected by having tummy tuck surgery.
I hope this helps.
Have Tummy Tuck Prior To Tattoo
Although I cannot be certain from your description if a tummy tuck would change your tattoo, delay the tattoo until you have undergone the tummy tuck and there should certainly be no problem.
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