Iron + Tummy Tuck

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Blood Thinners or Iron Before a Tummy Tuck?

My doctor puts all of his tummy tuckers on iron for 3 weeks before surgery but I am reading many doctors put their people on blood thinners , two... READ MORE

I Am Having a Circumferential Abdominoplasty in 10 Days and my Iron Level is 6.5! is Safe?

My tests indicate that my iron levels are at 6.5 and my circumferential abdominoplasty is on 19/12/2011.. I started taking 3 umpoles with fresh orange... READ MORE

Is It Ok to a Stooler Softener Before Surgery Due to the Increase of Iron?

I'm scheduled for surgery in 10 days and I have increased iron in prep for surgery. In the meantime the iron is causing a bit of consitpation. Is it... READ MORE

I need to get my hemoglobin level from 10.2 to 12 in 2 months for my Tummy Tuck and Lipo surgery. Is this realistic and how?

I have been anemic all my life and my hemoglobin is a 10.2 right now. My pcp told me to eat enriched foods which i plan to do but did not recommend... READ MORE

Dietary supplements vitamins C, D and iron before surgery?

I'll be getting a tummy tuck in exactly 16 days. Wanted to know if I should start a regimen of taking dietary supplement vitamins C, D and iron. My... READ MORE

Will getting my menses (period) before surgery affect my lab results?

I'm scheduled for surgery in about a week. How will this affect my labs, my plactic sx? What can I do to ensure this will not cause postponement of my... READ MORE

Blood work and tummy tuck?

I had CBC and all looked well but dr said my iron was a little low 11.5 and my platelets were a bit high 480.000 should I postpone tummy tuck or am I... READ MORE

My iron was 10.5 a couple of weeks ago. What's the likelihood for my iron to go up to 13 by June 10th to perform a Tummy Tuck?

My iron was 10.5 a couple of weeks ago. I got an iron infusion and have been taking blood builders.  My PS won't do my surgery unless my iron is... READ MORE

My iron levels are 12.0. Is that to low for a TT and BBL ? I am having both surgeries in 3 weeks. Doctor says they are normal.

I recently did my pre-opt blood work for my TT and BBL in early October . I am worried that my Iron levels are low ..they are 12.0 ..However my doctor... READ MORE

Iron supplements before TT?

My friend told me I need to be taking iron pills. But I had my labs ran and everything was normal Im getting my tt aug 15, 14 READ MORE

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