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Protruding Xiphoid Process After Tummy Tuck

I am currently 27 yrs. old and in 2007 I weighed 325. After 1.5 yrs. I lost 145 lbs. I decided to have a full abdominplasty w/ abdominal plication on... READ MORE

Skin is Still Loose and Stomach Protrudes 2 Months Post Tummy Tuck: Is This Normal?

I had my surgery May 2 and the more the swelling goes down the more loose skin that appears. I would just like to know if this is normal or if I am... READ MORE

Why Does my Upper Abdomen Still Protrude 9 Months After a Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I use to be 250lbs and lost 100lbs in the past 10yrs exercise & diets. About 9 months ago I had tummy tuck and arm lift,since surgery I still have... READ MORE

Why Am I Rounder at 9 Weeks Post Op Than I Was at 6 Weeks Post Op?

I had a full tummy tuck and muscle repair 9 wks ago. I weighed 135 going in and I now weigh 120. I would wake up flatter in the mornings & swell... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Issues 2 Months Post Op? (photo)

1) My waist looked more cinched in at 19 days postop (1st photo) than now, 2 months in (2nd photo). Is that normal? I never did and still don't have... READ MORE

Is This a Hernia or Stomach Protrusion? Plastic Surgery Needed? (photo)

I'm a 16 year pld female. I gained 20lbs over the summer and did the 17 Day Diet and lost 14lbs. A month later I gained it all back. I then lost... READ MORE

Failed Tummy Tuck Or Adhesions?

I asked a question yesterday about a possible failed abdominoplasty, but I didn't give enough info. I am 10 years post-op from DS GBS. My weight... READ MORE

Protrusion of Stomach After Tummy Tuck

I am having protrusion of my stomach that goes from the breast crease to the bottom of the belly button, (I protrude the most about 3-4 inches below... READ MORE

Do I Need a Tummy Tuck Revision? (photo)

I am 8 wks po from a FTT and lipo of the flanks. Since day 1 I have had this protrusion of what appears to be muscle on the left side. also very... READ MORE

3 Months Post Tummy Tuck After 250lb Weight Loss: Incision Lines Now Leaking

At Week 3 Developed a Seroma, Had Jp Drain in Till Aout 2nd Month, with Lg Output 1000cc & up/24hrs. Never aspirated, but drain out about 3-4... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Scar Too High, and Belly Button Protruding? (photo)

I'm almost 5 weeks post op and was promised a "super low scar that even the most revealing clothes would cover" but the scar is pretty high, and has... READ MORE

Surgeon Ignoring my Hard and Bulging Lower Abdomen After Tummy Tuck?

Two months ago I had full tummy tuck and lipo. Right after the surgery I felt the shape of my stomach altered. My lower abdomen was protuding and v... READ MORE

Is It Possible That Increasing Core Strength is Causing my Protruding Abdomen? (photo)

I'm a fit 35 ,.5'6" 138 lbs. I crossfit regularly.Have 4 children, the last pregnancy was twins. I have a ton of stretchmarks and saggy skin,... READ MORE

Should I Get a Tummy Tuck, Lipo, or Brazilian Butt Lift? Which Surgery First? Can I Avoid TT Scar? (photo)

My stomach protudes out and I am not a fat person. I want an hourglass beautiful shape like before my two children that were natural childbirths. I... READ MORE

Why Do my Upper Abs Protrude After Having a Tummy Tuck a Year Ago?

There is also a strain in the upper abdominals with slight pain and it is increased with using bathroom and lifting. I do not think this is a hernia.... READ MORE

I Had a Tummy Tuck 5 1/2 Yrs. Ago at Age 50.. Recently Noticed Muscle Weakness and Protruding

Recently I noticed tht my stomach muscles are not as tight and my stomach is slighty protruding. Is thi normal? I do excercise regularly. READ MORE

Would A Mini TT Be Fine For Me? (photo)

I am 5' 9" and weigh 129 lbs. I just have the issue with my stomach protruding a bit. I dont want to get a full TT if I don't need to.. Would a mini... READ MORE

Why is my Stomach Round and Protruding 3 Months After a Tummy Tuck?

I had a tummy tuck Dec. 2011. The 1st week after my surgery my stomach looked flatter than it does now. My stomach is round and protruding and I dont... READ MORE

Knot Protruding Under Belly Button but Above Scar? (photo)

I am 6 months post op from a full tummy tuck. A protruding hard knot formed under my belly button but above my scar. Its not sensitive at all. I... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck With Lipo 8 Months Ago and Area Below Belly Button Protruding? (photo)

I had a mini tummy tuck with lipo 8 months ago and my stomach below my belly button now protrudes out. It never stuck out before so why is it now and... READ MORE

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