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Could Bad Posture Cause This Big of a Bulge After Tummy Tuck? (photo)

Hi Doctors, I'm 7 months PO from a TT and flank lipo. Could bad posture be the cause of this huge bulge? My PS told me that I have very weak... READ MORE

What Can Be Done to Strengthen Weak Abdominal Walls in an Older Male Who is Not Overweight?

Iw am a 68 year old male. I am 5'11" and weigh @198lbs. I exercise regularly. I have noticed that my abdominal walls have weakened giving me a bloated... READ MORE

My Surgeon Has Recommended I Have an Abdominoplasty Alongside Hernia Repair. Is This Necessary?

I had two children within 18 months and my first was a big baby, so now my tummy muscles have separated and I have a 4cm x 4.5cm umbilical hernia ,as... READ MORE

Can a Diastasis Recti Repair Go Back To Pre-Op Status Because of "Inherent Weakness" of My Fascia?

I am a male with a 36" waist. I had my large diastasis recti repaired (surgery) in December 2010. The result was stunning. But the situation... READ MORE

Full Tummy Tuck Vs Modified?

Was told by plastic surgeon that I have weak muscle tone and not enough skin in the upper abdomen to have full tummy tuck. Was offered modified tummy... READ MORE

Fever, Slow Recovery from Tummy Tuck. Very Worried?

My wife is 1 week post-op from tummy tuck. She is still very weak and in a lot of pain. Her incision looks ok. Some redness around part of it. She has... READ MORE

Why Are my Ab Muscles Still Weak 17 Days PO and I Get Up Unassisted?

I had a ftt/mr/lipo of flanks 17 days ago. I am thrilled with my results and although the MR pain has subsided substantially, I still do not have full... READ MORE

Post-pregnancy Diastasis Recti and Overweight?

I recently had my 2nd (and last) baby. I have a diastasis recti and am also about 90 lbs overweight. I'm working on loosing the excess weight, but am... READ MORE

Laporotomy and Two Pregnancies Cause Abdominal Wall to Weaken?

Would a laparotomy for endometriosis and two pregnancies cause abdominal wall to weaken? How can I tell if I have muscle separation? READ MORE

What Makes You a Candidate for a Mini Tummy Tuck? (photo)

Spoke to cosmetic nurse and she said i might not be a candidate for a MTT.She felt my belly and said it was hard.I have exercised like forever and i... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck and Weak Tummy Muscles?

Hi,I'm a 30 year old mum of 4 ages 7 -1.I went for a consultation yesterday for a tummy tuck and after exams,he told me that I had weak tummy muscles... READ MORE

I Feel Terrible Weakness, Gas Forming, and Giddiness After Tummy Tuck, Is This Normal?

I Underwent Abdominoplasty and  Ventral Hernia Last 18th July 2013. READ MORE

Tummy Tuck for an Obese Person W/hx of Multiple Abdominal Surgeries?

 a tummy tuck for an obese person w/multiple abdominal surgeries - do you mean that the lopsided belly is caused by a weakened abdominal wall due... READ MORE

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