20 days post op new pics added

Going to Guadalajara for my surgery booked through...

Going to Guadalajara for my surgery booked through gosculptura has anyone else been there my surgeon is dr Cardenas and I will be staying at the rest and recover after. My other question is I can hire a nurse should I do so after I am released from the hospital 2 days after op it is arranged through the recovery place and I will be traveling alone

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My surgeon provided compression garments but they were really expensive so I purchased mine on line for half th eprice they are the Veronique brand which I hear is really good
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I am 5'5" 160 lbs I was 260 lbs at my heaviest I do have a lot of stretch marks on my hips tummy and breasts the pics you cant see them. my bra size now is a 34 DDD I would like to be a full D cup after the lift I've never had children but the extra weight caused a lot of loose skin around my tummy and saggy breasts. I have 2 post op surgical Bras and 2 compression garments granny panties lol button up pajamas gauze and milk of magnesium so far I will borrow a couple of button up shirts from my boyfriend and I have stretchy pants nots sure what else to take what about you?
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I'm 5'1 157 I went up to 198 with all 3 of my pregnancies. 38 DD and would like to be a 36 full C my main areas of concern are breast and tummy. Everything else the PS is doing is a Plus! I have nothing. I'll probably make a list tomorrow and start buying a few things. Especially granny panties and sweats.

Getting all my supplies ready for the surgery I...

Getting all my supplies ready for the surgery I leave next week for my vacation so want to make sure I have everything ready for my trip on October 15th. I am not nervous about the breast lift but am scared of the tummy tuck and lipo I hear that lipo is very painful and takes a long time to heal. I am travelling alone and will have a nurse come to the recovery center to help me out for a few days this is arranged through the recovery center and is really cheap $62 for 12 hours if anyone else is going to rest and recover in Guadalajara or has been i would love to hear from you it would be nice and wishful thinking if someone is there at the same time as me. Citymom I am excited to hear about how your surgeries go as you are having it done 3 weeks before me :). Can anyone recommend a good scar cream and what suppliments i should take

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Google supplements to take before plastic surgery.
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My lab work is being done the day before I would love to know what supplements to take I'm heading to target and k mart today to pick up the rest of my supplies. Having a shower post op is freaking me out with the drains I hear something about a yoga band and safety pins? I should you tube it and I'm looking at renting a recliner not sure how I will do at home I get home October 30th op is the 16 th
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Added another pic of me sitting down yikes

added another pic of me sitting down yikes

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I am 5'5" 160 lbs 42 years old and a size 8 I used...

i am 5'5" 160 lbs 42 years old and a size 8 I used to be 260 lbs and a size 22 i had the lap band put in Jan 31 2011 and lost the weight within a year and have been left with saggy breasts and loose skin on my tummy and thighs i am so ready for my tt bl and lipo

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Ok so now im confused I am not sure if its a...

ok so now im confused I am not sure if its a reduction and lift or a lift i need I'm a 34DDD I thought a lift would give me a full 34D cup which I would be happy with but I have red that my breasts will sag within a year if I only get a lift anyone with larger breasts just done the lift I have posted my question to the doctors so hopefully I should know which way to go

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I ordered some Bromelain and Arnica. I have senna to help prevent constipation and then the doc prescribed Oxycodone (pain med), Flexeril (muscle relaxer), and Clindamycin (antibiotic). I stopped taking my fish oil and in about a week I will prophylatically treat my husband and I for MRSA since we are both nurses that work in the hospital I just assume we are carriers and I don't want that getting in my incisions. I did just order a CG of amazon and my PS said any sports bra will be fine for me so I already have about 5, I'm sure one will fit the new tata's. Yeah it looks like I will be the first to go...I will try and keep everyone posted. I am going to have my hubby take some preop pictures so I can post them on here when we get back from our last backpack trip of the season. We're leaving here in a few minutes and won't be back until Sunday.
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absolutely lubju keep us posted on your surgery yours is a couple of weeks before mine I am so excited and scared at the same time what suppliments are you taking? and did your surgeon provide compression garments i was looking on line as his are outrageously priced and got 1 bra and 1 compression garment so far
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Hi girls! I just wanted to join in here, I am having my TT and BA on Oct. 4th. I have the opposite problem than you guys. I have NO boobs, never have had boobs even at my heaviest. I've never had kids, I'm 28 5'7" 152 # and at my heaviest I was 232#. I am a nurse and spent 3 years as a surgical nurse so I know how to handle a post op patient, but I will have my hubby to take care of me as well and he is an ICU nurse. So I feel that I am in the best position besides staying in the hospital. I have my CC, all my dressing supplies, my supplements are in the mail, my prescriptions are filled and the surgery is paid in full. Now I just have to wait for the day to arrive. I hope we call all keep in touch throughout our recovery :)
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Very excited and nervous I leave for guadalajara...

Very excited and nervous I leave for guadalajara on Monday I hope I have everything I need I will be updating pics post op

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Good luck today!
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Hope everything is well.
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Very excited I have my consult today surgery tomorrow am I will post pics in a few days
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Recovering well still swollen my breast are now a...

Recovering well still swollen my breast are now a c cup which I'm very happy with dr Cardenas and his staff are amazing I tried to give 5 stars but it won't let me on my I pad not sure why I will add pics soon

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Sleeping ok I have been taking sleeping tablets I...

Sleeping ok I have been taking sleeping tablets I was very swollen today but am starting to see great results my surgery lasted 7 hours the first night was a bit rough but is getting better daily. My drains come out Monday and i will see my surgeon then i am curious to know how much skin and fat was removed I'm having a total of 3 ultrasounds to help with the healing next week never heard of this but it's supposed to help with the swelling and healing. I hate the daily shot I have to give myself to stop me from getting dvt but I know it's important

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Glad you are doing well! Can't wait to see pics!!!!!
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Rough day today very sore and swollen around my...

Rough day today very sore and swollen around my hips (lipo area) and my tt scar I have been in pain all day I've taken the pain meds prescribed by my dr and a couple of Tylenol too. I'm hoping for a good nights rest. The good new is my breast have evened out and starting to look great. I see my ps tomorrow to have the drain removed but not sure if they will as I am still losing fluid 150 a day but it's the clear stuff I will let you know tomorrow

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Thanks for the support I fly home on the 30th I'd rather they keep the drains in longer as I don't want complications what kind of treatment are you getting Lubju for the seroma. I'm hoping tomorrow will be better. City mom how's your healing coming along?
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Actually my PS taught my husband and I how to drain the seroma ourselves. Since his office is 3 1/2 hours from where we live, we couldn't see driving all the way there every 3 days to get it drained. So yesterday was the first time my husband drained it and he did a great job. So we just assess every day and when it starts to get noticeable, we drain it with a syringe. I have to keep my CG on tight with folded towels underneath for extra compression, and I am basically on bed rest. I'm not cleared to even go for a walk outside :(
im so sorry that you are going through this my ps insisted that my drains come out as the fluid was really clear so im hoping all goes well with me. keep me posted and hope you heal sooon

I can seem to get hydrated I've drank about 15-20...

I can seem to get hydrated I've drank about 15-20 glasses of water today I'm not retaining it which is good but I have a headache I see my ps again tomorrow so will ask him I don't have a fever. Drains came out yesterday ps said I was healing really well my breast look amazing

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Thanks wrkonit :)
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You look good for only being 3 days out on your pic!!
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Hi stephkar78 I was under for about 7 hours so the surgery was about 6 to 6 and half hours
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Had a rough couple of days saw my ps yesterday and...

had a rough couple of days saw my ps yesterday and was put on stronger anti biotics and 10 days more of the anti swelling medications. dr said he removed 1.7 kg skin and around 4 litres of fat ( I hope thats right). I still am very swollen around the tt scar and have been doing daily massages my compression garment hurts less i guess i am getting used to it

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Am getting a TT and BBL and laser lipo around my butt to make it more define
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Am pretty sure it will get better just give it time
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You should be fine then the swelling is the hardest part around my tt scar hopefully with time it with get better
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I am 10 days post op and still very swollen it...

I am 10 days post op and still very swollen it never seems to go down I fly home on Tuesday and am hoping I am all clear to fly when I see my ps on Monday ugh hoping to feel better soon I'm really tired I've been walking 10-15 mins a day

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Keep me posted on your results I want a bbl next
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Safe travels to you too mom3 you look amazing wow your dr did a great job hope you are healing well
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Hey! I am flying home tomorrow as well... safe travels to you! You look fabulous! :)
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Thanks wrknonit :)
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15 days post op I now have a very small hole which...

15 days post op I now have a very small hole which is draining clear yellow fluid (started 2 days ago) I called my drs office and my ps said its a Seroma that's draining and it should take 3-5 days before it stops I guess it's better out than in and my swelling has gone down immensely since this happened and my pain is nearly gone I am down to 154 lbs I was 163 lbs post op he's put me on antibiotics and diuretics to make sure nothing gets infected and the seroma drains. I'm feeling much better and have gone back to work

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Hole is along tummy tuck incision

Hole is along tummy tuck incision

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Happy to hear all is well
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i got a lift and reduction only I was a 34 DDD now I'm a 34 C I was debating implants but I'm glad I just went with the lift
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Did u have a lift only on your breast or did u got implants .?
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Seroma is still draining from tummy tuck incision...

Seroma is still draining from tummy tuck incision swelling has gone down and I'm down to 2 pain pills a day. I now weigh 153 so have lost 7lbs post op I get tired very easily but am healing well

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I was given a spray in Mexico to disinfect and clean the wound and a feminine pad to soak up the drainage I'm hoping it's going to stop soon it's been draining for 5 days now
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Doing much better pain is less still very tired but moving around. My seroma is still draining from my incision ps says its ok
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Glad to hear the pain is getting better...what are you putting on the incision?

20 days post op seroma is still draining but very...

20 days post op seroma is still draining but very little now I leave for a trip to europe on Thursday so hopefully it will finish draining by then. My swelling is still pretty bad around my tummy tuck scar. ive added some more pics

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I just made contact with Gosculptura and the person (agent) who is helping me put everything together is Jonny but I'm having it done in colombia. I'm kinda of anxious. Has anyone have any kinda of procedure done in colombia through gosculptura?
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Thanks jill yes the swelling sucks I can't wait to see the final results
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You look amazing! I'm 4 weeks and I still can't fit into my Pre surgery pants because of the swelling. have fun in Europe! :)
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