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Is a Tummy Tuck Required to Fix Diastasis Recti?

After having twins and another child, my abdominal muscles have stretched apart, causing about a 3 inch space between the two. Can I get the... READ MORE

Can my Diastasis Recti Be Repaired Without Too Many Scars?

I have a bad case of DR, after two children. Am thinking of having one more before getting the surgery. However, I would like to know if I will have... READ MORE

12 Days After Tummy Tuck - Did I Tear My Muscle Repair?

12 days post op and i don't feel tight and able to laugh with no pain, but, still hurts to sneeze.. did i tear my MR? READ MORE

Now Leaking Fluid from my Belly Button After Belly Button Surgery After a Umbilical Hernia Repair? (photo)

My belly button now seems to be leaking fluid and is still bleeding. It is now two weeks after the operation. Actually after the operation I have... READ MORE

What Can I Do if my Belly Button "Dies" As a Result of TT with Umbilical Hernia Repair?

I am 9 days post-op from a TT, umbilical hernia repair, BA and thigh lipo. I was just told at my follow-up that it looks like my belly button may be... READ MORE

How High Up Torso Does Diastasis Repair and Tummy Tuck Go?

Before my full TT, my ps told me I had a diastasis of 3 fingers apart. After sx, he told me I was sew from my breast bone to my pubic bone, however I... READ MORE

Is a Tummy Tuck Without Muscle Repair Cheaper?

I'm a 27 yr old mother of 4 boys, the last 3 being within 3.5yrs. I had my first child at 16yrs old and I gained almost 60lbs. My other... READ MORE

Where Would a Ventral Hernia Appear After C-Sections? What About Repair Options?

IF a person were to have an abdominoplasty and a umbilical and ventral hernia repaired at the same time, would the hernias be done laproscoically and... READ MORE

Can a 25lb Weight Gain Stretch out my Muscle Repair?

I had a tummy tuck with muscle repair in 2007. I am 5'10 and was 150lbs at that time. Over the past four years I have gained about 20-25lbs and I... READ MORE

Can I Have More Children After Diastasis Recti Repair?

I delveloped diastasis recti after my first pregnancy. Since, I've had 2 more children. I have a 2 finger separation, and lots of loose skin, though i... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck and Fat Grafting to Butt

Hello ive had two pregnancies and being thin at the time it made my stinach to protrude. I had a hernia repair with mesh but my stomach still... READ MORE

Is Open Surgery with Mesh Using Vertical Incision the Only Way to Repair Hernias and Diastasis?

Physically fit, 27 year old athlete and mom of 1 with physically demanding profession. I have 2 hernias, one 3 inches beneath sternum approx. 3 cm the... READ MORE

How Will Hernia Repairs (Ventral/umbilical) Affect my Recovery After TT and Breast Lift? How Can I Prevent Hernia Recurrence?

In January I will have a full TT with lipo to flanks and muscle repair (1-2” diastasis), and a breast lift. I’ll also have two hernias... READ MORE

Did I Damage Muscle Repair By Sneezing?

I Am 3 Weeks Post Op for Full TT and MR. lastnight i had several rounds of sneezing, not sure why, i was able to craddle my stomache for the most but... READ MORE

Repair Xiphoid During a Full Tummy Tuck? (photo)

My first Pregnancy was one BIG baby for my little body. He completely stretched out my tummy skin and also managed to break my xiphoid. It now sticks... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Repair Upper Diastasis Recti Through the Breast?

Muscles were not repaired all the way up during initial abdominoplasty, so surgeon is now recommending he use a scope and go thru breast to fix the... READ MORE

Can Diastasis Recti Be Repaired for Pain Without Removing Extra Skin?

I have a 5" separation that has gotten larger over the last 11 years. It has become very painful to move around and do normal activity. It burns... READ MORE

My Doctor Doesn't Do Tummy Tuck with Muscle Repair - Is That Normal?

I am considering a tt--my dr said she doesn't do muscle repair. is that nromal? READ MORE

Puffed Up Muscle Repair Area. What is Wrong?

Why does this happen when I sit down? I am only 2 weeks post op. I had a full tummy tuck with muscle repair READ MORE

I Am 42 Yrs Old, 5'6" Tall and 103 Lbs. I Am in Need of Stomach Repair After 3 Pregnancies

And 3 c-sections. I have little fat, but have stretched skin around my belly button, and some loose skin on the lower part of my stomach. I have had 2... READ MORE

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