Blood Clot + Tummy Tuck

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Pulmonary Embolism After Tummy Tuck & Lipo. Is It Possible After 20 Days from Surgery?

Clots in right leg and both lungs. Diagnostic: pulmonary embolism. Symptoms (pain & shortness of breath mostly) on day 20 after surgery. READ MORE

Are Blood Clots Common After Abdominoplasty?

I am 39 yr old healthy. I want to have a tummy tuck with liposuction on my back planks or love handles. Was wondering whats the chance of me... READ MORE

Heparin Gel on Blood Clot After Tummy Tuck

I had a Tummy Tuck three weeks ago. I still have a large, very wavy abdomen. No drains were used after surgery. The doctor now says I have a blood... READ MORE

Factor V Leiden Gene: Is a Tummy Tuck Still Possible?

I am heterozygous for Factor V Leiden- Is there a protocol for pre or post operative management? I know there is a increase risk of blood clotting... READ MORE

General Anesthesia & Blood Clots? What Are My Chances?

I am having a tummy tuck on 04/27 & I am terrified of general anesthesia and blood clots. I had a close family member die from this procedure and... READ MORE

Has Anyone Had Problems with Lovenox After a Tummy Tuck?

I was diagnosed with Factor II Leiden several weeks before a scheduled Mommy makeover. My sister has had a blood clot, but I have not. My PS decided... READ MORE

Are There Symptoms of Blood Clots After A TT?

Are There Symptoms of Blood Clots After A TT? READ MORE

Clotted Vein on Left Side of Abdomen After Tummy Tuck Surgery? (photo)

I had full TT surgery on 3-29-12. 2 months post-op, I woke up with a sore ribcage & what looked like a tube running from my left side up into my... READ MORE

Is It Better to Have Tummy Tuck Done Locally?

I am considering getting a Tummy Tuck and some work done to my face. There is only one surgeon who can perform a facial procedure I am interested in... READ MORE

Can I Still Have a Blood Clot While on Lovenox?

Hello, I am 12 days post op after getting my tummy tuck. I have been pretty active, walking on the treadmill for 30 mins still day 5, dropping my son... READ MORE

I Am Mid 50, Considering a Tummy Tuck, but I Am Terrified of the Blood Clot Risk; Can You Give Realistic Statistics on This?

I Am Mid 50, Considering a Tummy Tuck, but I Am Terrified of the Blood Clot Risk; Can You Give Realistic Statistics on This? READ MORE

C-Section Vs Tummy Tuck Risks?

Are the risks from a c-section and a tummy tuck equal? I mean do you have the same level of risks with either procedure. I have had 3 c-sections and... READ MORE

How Common Are Blood Clots After Tummy Tuck?

Am due for a tummy tuck soon, but am scared of getting a blood clot DVT, my surgeon said they use compression cuffs on the legs, that keep pumping... READ MORE

Can I Get a Tummy Tuck if Prone to Blood Clots?

10 years ago when I was 17 I developed a blood clot in my right lung. The doctors devolved it with the use of blood thinners. I have not had any... READ MORE

Safety of Lovenox with Abdominoplasty Procedure?

I am scheduled for abdominoplasty with liposuction. I recently had a friends sister pass away 2 days post op from a PE. I still want to proceed and my... READ MORE

Can a Gentle Vibrating Recliner Be Used After TT Surgery? What About Foot Massager to Prevent Clots?

I saw a recliner chair that has a gentle vibration on the back and seat. Will this help or hurt my recovery? Also, blood clots are of worry to me so I... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck with Previous Blood Clot Question

I want to have a tummy tuck but back in 2006 I had a hysteroctomy and got a pulmonary embolism....Are my risk of getting a blood clot higher? I am 35... READ MORE

Is There a Lower Risk of Blood Clotting when Doin a Tummy Tuck Without Muscle Repair? (photo)

Due to the fact that I have a history of blood clot and MTHFR I do want to take the risk of a full tummy tuck. I read somewhere that a TT w/out muscle... READ MORE

Is It Necessary to Wear a CG/Binder After a TT?

My doctor doesn't want me to wear a binder/CG for at least two weeks after surgery. He says there is no proof that they better your results, but does... READ MORE

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