Location: Atlanta, GA
Member since 1/21/2011


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Reviews by Acworthmom

Acworthmom's Tummy Tuck Experience 2/10/11 - Marietta, GA

I am a 50 year of mother of two adult daughters. After gaining 45 lbs. with each of my pregnancies I always had a little pooch and the belly button looked like a frown. The past 3-4 years it seemed to get bigger and more wrinkled and I decided it had to go. I scheduled a consultation 2 years ago... READ MORE

"54 Years Old" Bi-lateral Mastectomy with Tissue Expanders September 24th...SCARY STUFF! - Marietta, GA

I was diagnosed with a Invasive Cell Carcinoma in June after finding a lump in my left breast while on vacation. The past 3 1/2 months have been grueling to say the least. There are so many tests and decisions to make. Before this, I never knew there were so many forms of breast cancer, or so... READ MORE

Questions from Acworthmom

Full Tt W/ Muscle Repair - Problem with Vertical Scar and Bulging Above Scar?

6/12 months since my full tt w/ muscle repair. The scar tissue underneath the old belly button vertical scar has attached to the underlying muscle, causing it to sink in, and... READ MORE

Recent comments from Acworthmom

Wow...good call on the choice to have Mastectomy. I don't have Pathology yet, but I know I started with 1 tumor, then an MRI found an additional tumor. A lumpectomy would have never included enough tissue removal. i will probably go... READ COMMENT

Thanks...very helpful. I will have to see if my insurance will cover it. Can I ask one more question? Did you have expanders? I know I know I'm only 6 days post-op, but the expanders are killing me. Peels like I have barbed wire... READ COMMENT

When did they do that test? I remember my surgeon mentioning it a while back. I would feel better if I could have it before a decision is made for sure! Thanks for your info! READ COMMENT

Thank you! I think the worst pain for me is under the arms. Maybe has to do with the expander and/or possibly the lymph node removal. Are you taking a muscle relaxer like Robaxin? It seems to help more than the pain Ned's. Hoping... READ COMMENT