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29, 3 Kids Finally Got my Tummy Tuck - Winnipeg, MB

Hi everybody, I'm 10 days post op and excited to...

Hi everybody, I'm 10 days post op and excited to finally being all healed up and show off my tummy. I had a few scares with lung blood clots etc but I hope it will all be worth it at the end. My stomach looks great so far. My family has been supportive and I can't wait to go back to work next Tuesday :)

Unsure feelings about swelling? :( 15 days post op

Hey ladies, sometimes I am happy with my results and sometimes I'm not sure about if it's still swelling or fat. Is that normal? I mean I'm sure I still have some swelling especially because I'm only 15 days post op but I'm afraid that it's gonna be fat :( I guess time will tell.

Forgotten belly button stitches :(

So apparently doc forgot to take stitches out :( going to see my doc tomorrow

Forgotten Belly button stitches

So apparently doc forgot to take stitches out :( going to see my doc tomorrow

Almost 2 months post op

Hello ladies, I'm almost 2 months port op and feeling pretty good. I can do anything now I could do before but feeling pretty swollen still! Fun fun!! Can't wait for my end results! Check out some of my new pics!
Manitoba Plastic Surgeon

Very happy with results. I was disappointed though that I couldn't get a hold of him when I really needed him after my fall. (The night of surgery) or even the next day.

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Sutures are dissolvable but don't always go on their own. I had the same issue with one of my breasts.
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How scary about the blood clots! I'm curious as to when they formed, were you home when it happened?
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Yes.. Maybe 2 or 3 days post op I felt like I was short of breath and then the next morning I woke up with pain in my rip cage where I Couldn't breath or move for a while and made the doc appointment. I wasn't sure if I slept funny or if it's the clots.
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Omg! Glad your ok!
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Your just very swollen still. Still a long time before swell hell disappears. I can tell when it does, your going to look amazingly better than what you do now. I guess we have to be patient. I too wish this swell hell will go away :( I want to see my final results.
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We'll let's hope for the best! Good luck :)
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You looked good 5 days post op and I can tell u r really swollen...I am too so don't feel bad and 15 days post op! I think my ps lipo my buttocks bc they r lumpy and bruised. My lower abdomen is really puffy to me. I heard someone said that they are massaging their stomach which made a big difference...I don't know for sure. I'm looking for that post to confirm this info!
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I do know that I was wearing a size 8 pre surgery and I'm in a solid 10 with hips that I didn't have and a flat stomach that feels swollen! Everyone says I look good...ESP people who are unaware of my surgery.
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Looking good, keep taking care of yourself. (((hugs)))
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Looking good!!! If you don't mind me asking, what caused the blood clots?
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Maybe smoking and not quitting a month before like they expect you too. But not 100% sure. I did quit though and not planning on going back. They say though that these things can happen during surgery.. It could be blood or fat. I will be seeing a specialist who will tell me exactly what's going on.
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Wow! I wish you well!
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You look great!
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Hi Finalina. this is Stevie. 48 yr. Old female in Texas. I'm So happy you've had such great results. I wish I had the same great results u have had but I haven't. TOO MANY problems!!! Good for you.. Be well and be happy :)
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I'm so sorry to hear about your situation. I read about it. I hope you will feel better soon and can enjoy your tummy tuck. I had moments where I wasn't sure if I did the right choice and I'm only 12 days op and hope I can say I did at the end. Stay positive and good luck :)
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Yea.you look great already Finalina. . I'm going on my 2nd week with the wound vac and probably 4 more. It is painful to an extent.. chsnging the foam is excruciating painful but I will get thru it and th en I'll look Fabulous :) thank u for ur support.. enjoy urs too..
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