Separation + Tummy Tuck

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8mm Separation in Upper Abdomen After Tummy Tuck

I had a full tummy tuck with muscle repair and no liposuction 6 weeks ago. Im 5"2 and 90lb so my surgeon felt there was no need for lipo... READ MORE

Plication with Full Tummy Tuck

I am scheduled for a a TT with flank lipo in April. I am 32 years old. I have lost a total of 60 lbs, and have kept it off since June of 2007. I am... READ MORE

Could a Severe Diastasis Recti and Umbilical Hernia Have Happened During a C-secton? (photo)

Could a severe diastasis recti and umbilical hernia have happened during a c-secton? I have had this separation/giant hole for two years since my 2nd... READ MORE

Can Muscle Repair Be Done if I Don't Have Separation?

I am worried my tummy won't be flat. When I do the "sit-up" test it feels like my muscles are together...I don't feel any seperation... READ MORE

Wound Separation 5 Weeks Post TT?

Tummy tuck, at 5wks post op wound seperation occured. Does it look like it is healing, or do I have to be concerned it will get larger? I am taking... READ MORE

Do I Need a Full Tummy Tuck to Repair a Diastasis? (photo)

Hello, I am 3 months post-partum after my third baby. I think I have abdominal separation (seems to be about 3 finger widths from a self test) which... READ MORE

How to Repair Separated Abdominal Muscles Without Tummy Tuck?

I am 61 and in good health. I had lyposucton many years ago. I do not have a lot of loose skin but I am not even in the stomach. I have a large buldge... READ MORE

Internal Scar Tissue After Abdominoplasty?

I had twins and my rectus was seperated from my sternum to my pelvis. I had surgery to repair that...abdominal plasty. I can feel the scar tissue... READ MORE

Is My Tummy Tuck Scar Concerning? (photo)

I am 18 days post op and my scar right above my mons is becoming extremely red, more so by the day, and some areas appear to be separating. I found a... READ MORE

Is the Repair of a Permanent Separation of the Rectus Abdominal Muscle a Medical Necessity?

My stomach is shot no control of abs, can barely suck stomach in. I cannot plank. I cannot do situps. I get a horrible cramp in my one ab muscle when... READ MORE

Am I a Suitable Candidate for a Tummy Tuck in Terms of Being a Low, Medium, or High Risk?

Hi I am 4 foot three thirty kg healthy mommy with two children who I had with a c section I am fit and healthy a non smoker or drinker have a 5cm... READ MORE

question about fascia

I had a full tummy tuck and hernia repair with biological mesh about 7 months ago. After going to see my PS because the tummy is still not flat and... READ MORE

Separation of Stomach Muscle Do I Meet Surgery Criteria and Can It Be Done at Same Time As Another Surgery?

I have a seperation of my stomach muscles following my 3rd child born 4 months ago I can fit 3 fingers width by my belly button and 2 fingers width... READ MORE

14 Days out and Horrified at the Separation and Tearing. Is It Common and What Are my Options? (photo)

Thought have been tearing. Dr said im oversensitive and is fine. At 2 wks po. See tears along incision ripping up. Told me put med adhesive on the... READ MORE

12 days post-op TT: Major wound separation (Photo)

I started having a yellow discharge on the 4th day post TT. Later on the 6th day post surgery I noticed an opening on my incision.I went to go see my... READ MORE

Separated Fascia in the Pelvic Area?

I've been told that I have separated the fascia tissue in my pelvic area (when I strained my groin). My adductor muscles are very tight and I think... READ MORE

Muscle repair + hernia and/or tummy tuck? (photos)

I'm a 30 yr old female, mom of 3, no more kids planned, nondrinker, nonsmoker, 130 pounds. I was told I have a diastasis recti and a pretty good sized... READ MORE

After consultation for a Tummy Tuck, I was informed I had a hernia that needed to be repaired. Do I need to do it separately?

She stated that there is a risk of excessive bleeding if the hernia were to be fixed at the same time she does a tummy tuck. She suggested me having... READ MORE

Would it be best for me to have a full TT rather than an extended panniculectomy with vertical and horizontal incision? (photo)

Would it be best if I had the full TT? I have an abdominal hernia that my Dr will be doing a component separation repair and removal of the mesh from... READ MORE

Why does my Tummy Tuck incision keep opening 6 weeks post-op? (photo)

It's been 6 weeks and 3 days since my tummy tuck. At 3 weeks the middle of my stomach opened up and I had dead tissue which at 4 weeks post op I... READ MORE

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