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Risk of Necrosis After Tummy Tuck?

What is necrosis and how is it related to the risks of tummy tuck surgery?  I've been trying to read up on all the risks and benefits of this... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Blood Clot Risk?

I am 39 and a non-smoker. I have a tummy tuck 2 weeks ago but still fear complications. When are you "out of the woods" for such things as... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Death Rate

I know this sounds morbid, but i really fear death from getting a tummy tuck. what is the actual risk in terms of this? READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Recovery and Necrosis Risk Due to Smoking?

I have a Tummy Tuck scheduled in 7 wks. I used to be a smoker for many years but now only smoke socially (10 a month if that). I smoked a few the... READ MORE

How Often Do People Die During Tummy Tuck Procedures?

My two biggest concerns about this whole procedure is 1 how often do people die from this procedure 2) how do I make the best of this operation?... READ MORE

Chances of Complications from Smoking a Month Before Tummy Tuck and Lipo?

I have smoked on and off since I was 15. Never smoked a pack a day, maybe just one or two cigarettes. About a couple of years ago I started to... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Complications / Risks

When would be the highest risk for complications to occur such as seroma's, hematoma's, infections and necrosis after a tummy tuck? Would it... READ MORE

What Risks Come with a Skinny Person Having a Full Tummy Tuck to Correct Umbilical Hernia?

I am 5 foot 7 and weigh 120lb and have a small diastasis with a tiny umbilical hernia. My tummy is dead flat but the skin above the belly button is... READ MORE

Can Having Enlarged Red Blood Cells Be Problematic for Tummy Tuck?

I just got a blood test done and all of my tests were negative. I am 5'8" tall, 149 lbs, and phsyically fit. However, the test did reveal that I... READ MORE

Risks of Combining Breast Augmentation with Liposuction and Tummy Tuck?

I am getting Tummy tuck, Liposuction and Breast Lift with Breast Implants. I am so scared, I'm about to give up. I can't sleep thinking of the... READ MORE

Is It Easy To Rupture Internal Sutures Post-Op Tummy Tuck, How Would You Know If This Happened?

I am 29 years old and two weeks post-op from an abdominoplasty with an umbilical hernia repair. I want to know if it is very common, or easy to... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck - Not scared of Pain but of Complications

25 years old. Ok, so this is how neurotic and full of anxiety I am. I have no medical issues.(well besides anxiety!) I am young. I am in shape as I... READ MORE

Flying Soon After Tummy Tuck & Lipo?

I'm flying to Cancun from Canada to have a tummy tuck and lypo on my thighs on June 1st. I'm flying home on June 9th. Is this safe? Is there... READ MORE

What Are my Chances of Dying During my Tummy Tuck?

I'm a 32 year old with 4 children I've had 3 c-sections under epidural and had a d and c under anastetic! I dunno what's a matter with me... READ MORE

Dispelling Tummy Tuck Myths

Hi, I'm 38 years with young 3 children. I'm considering Abdominoplasty. I really want to go through Tummy Tuck but all people are talking me... READ MORE

3 Months Post Tummy Tuck: Now 5 Weeks Pregnant - is There Any Risk Involved?

I recently had a tummy tuck 3 months ago and I just found out I'm 5 weeks pregnant. I'm very scared I've heard so many mixed information... READ MORE

What Are the Risks of Getting a Tummy Tuck?

What is it like waking up from anesthesia and what should I expect after Tummy Tuck? Is it that bad or should I have nothing to worry about? I'm... READ MORE

Is it Possible to Have a Tummy Tuck if I Have an Arrhythmia?

I'm 35 years and scheduled to have a TT in 8 days, but, I keep having these weird sinking feelings in my chest as if my heart has skipped a beat,... READ MORE

What Are The Risks With Upper Abdominal Liposuction with Tummy Tuck?

I would like to get the best results possible I know this increases the chances of necrosis but what percent of patients do you see that end up with... READ MORE

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