Tummy Tuck Q&A

Ask a doctor

Downtime + Tummy Tuck

Narrow 21 questions by:

Sort by:
  • Most visited
  • Recent
  • Answers

Tummy Tuck Recovery

What is tummy tuck recovery generally like? If I get it done, what can I expect post-op care, checkups, pain? How long does complete recovery from a... READ MORE

When Can I Go Back to Work After a Tummy Tuck?

I am 35 years old and intend to get a tummy tuck. When can I go back to work? How long and why do I have to wear a compression garment after the surgery? READ MORE

One Month Enough for Tummy Tuck, Breast Lift with Implants Recovery?

I am planning on taking a month off work to have a Tummy Tuck and a breast lift with breast implants. Is that enough time off work if I'm a hair stylist? READ MORE

Tummy Tuck with Shortest Recovery Time?

I have a 3-4" diastasis recti from a very large pregnancy. I'm petite with good skin tone and am looking to have the tummy tuck for muscle... READ MORE

Shorter Tummy Tuck Recovery Time Due to Fitness Level?

I'm a 42-year old personal trainer who lifts weights heavily and on a regular basis. I've given birth to and nursed four wonderful children- the... READ MORE

Return to Work 10 Days After Tummy Tuck with Breast Lift and Implants?

Can I return to work in 10 days after a full tummy tuck and breast lift with breast implants? I'm a dental assistant and I do a lot of moving around.... READ MORE

Going Home Right After Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Breast Augmentation?

My doctor is board certified. I'm getting nervous about having a Tummy Tuck with Liposuction and Breast augmentation at the same time, to be done in... READ MORE

Are my Tummy Tuck Expectations Unrealistic?

I am 30 years old, generally healthy, active, etc. I am going in for my first consult next week for a TT and possible breast augmentation (TT is my... READ MORE

Back to Work One Week Post TT?

Since my husband and I work together and carpool, and I have a desk job, is it possible I could have a tummy tuck and take just one week off of work? READ MORE

Is it Wise to Return to Work 10 Days After Tummy Tuck Surgery?

I am a 46 y/o healthy woman, with no history of pregnancies. I want a breast lift/reduction and a tummy tuck. would like to have them done together to... READ MORE

When Will I Be Able to Take Care of Kids Again After Tummy Tuck?

I provide day care for my brothers 2yr old son. I plan to have a full tummy tuck . Will I be able to resume care for him in week or two if I stay... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Downtime - Why Was So Much Time Needed?

I Had a Friend Who Had a Tummy Tuck - They Told Her 2 Weeks , She Was off 1 Month WHY? READ MORE

How Long is Your Downtime After Lipo/TT? Do You Have to Get a TT when Getting Lipo on Tummy?

I'm 5'5 & currently 210 lbs most of my fat is n my tummy, since I had my son 3yrs ago haven't been able to lose it. I've tried everything. I do... READ MORE

Doctor Recommendation for No Drain Tummy Tuck in San Francisco Bay Area

I can't find any in the SF Bay Area, apparently "no drain" procedure in fairly new - I saw some PSs in New York, TX even CO but does... READ MORE

Considering TT/lipo. How Much Downtime Before I Resume Yoga?

5'1, 110 lbs, mother of 2 and 4 yr old, 39 yrs old, actively play tennis and intermediate yoga once to twice a week. READ MORE

Exactly How Long Will I Be Down After Having a Tummy Tuck?

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to help answer my question. I work in construction. I am having a Tummy Tuck to remove stretchmarks and need to... READ MORE

What Kind of Downtime Can I Expect with a Tummy Tuck and Butt Lift?

I'm thinking about getting a tummy tuck and a butt lift. I also have stretch marks on my stomach and thighs that I want removed, do you think i... READ MORE

No matching results