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Is There Any Health Risks with Tummy Tuck Surgery?

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Health risks with tummy tuck surgery

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As long as you're healthy and cleared by your internist, you should have no problems with getting a tummy tuck.


Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
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RISKS

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There are no health risks with a tummy tuck. There are risks to surgery as with any procedure. Typically there are uncommon and include bleeding after or during surgery, an infection, poor scarring, fluid accumulation, healing problems, and blood clots. There are other risks but these are the usual you will hear about

Michael Hueneke, MD
Nashville Plastic Surgeon
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