I have had 6 children in 8 years and have a mild- moderate prolapse. I also have gained 100 pound from stress and am in the process of losing it. The weight gain has made the prolapse worse. After I am done losing the weight I would like to get rid of the extra skin. When I was my normal weight and was doing pilates all the time my prolapse pretty much went away. Would a tummy tuck help my prolapse?
Will a Tummy Tuck Help my Uterine Prolapse?
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Tummy tuck does not improve uterine prolapse
After your weight loss, consider uterine surgery to correct the prolapse, either alone or combined with tummy surgery.
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Uterine prolapse wont improve with TT
uterine prolapse wont improve with TT except than GO does a correction at same operation
Tummy Tuck Should Not Improve Uterine Prolapse
There is no reason to believe that a tummy tuck will improve your uterine prolapse since it does not address the cause for the prolapse. You will get a much better result from the tummy tuck if you are at, or near, your ideal body weight. Good luck!
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