Location: Saint Louis, MO
Member since 4/3/2008


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  • 12 questions

Reviews by cindig


I would give anything if I could go back and never have implants put in. I'm not a person that is showy, so the numbness I have had since getting my implants 2 yrs. ago is definately not worth big boobs. I would say I have about 1/3 numbness on my entire boob and also my nipples. Not a good... READ MORE

Finally Decided to Take the Plunge at 58! Houston, TX

My stomach has been bothering me for about 5 yrs. It got worse after menopause, then I have a back injury and couldn't exercise for almost a year, so now I've decided to go ahead and have a TT and some lipo. I won't lie, I'm really nervous about it. I am going to a dr. that is 12 hours away... READ MORE

Questions from cindig

Numbness After Breast Augmentation

I've had my implants for 1 year and 8 months. I have 350cc's saline under the muscle, put through the areola. I still have a lot of numbness and both of my nipples have... READ MORE

What Sub-nasal Lip Lift Gives the Best Results?

Which lip lift gives best results, the one where they cut under the nose and take out some skin, or the one where they use nylon threads with the incisions being in the nose... READ MORE

Skin Excision As Alternative to Tummy Tuck?

Is there anyway to just have your skin removed instead of a Tummy tuck that involves the muscles? I know a Tummy tuck would be the preferred way to go, but I don't have the... READ MORE

Is it wise to change the dosage of my hypothyroidism medication before surgery?

I am planning to have a tummy tuck in Oct. I have hypothyroidism and am on medicine. Mt thyroid was checked last Oct and my TSH was 1.25. I just had it rechecked and it's 3.5 .... READ MORE

Tummy tuck recovery. Do doctors want you to walk bent over because of the pain? Could it cause damage?

I realize that when you have a tummy tuck you walk bent over because of the pain, but do doctors want you to walk that way because you could do damage for a certain length of time? READ MORE

Is Celebrex alright to take up to and after a tummy tuck surgery?

With my BA the doctor wanted me to take Celebrex during my recovery. Will it also be safe after a tummy tuck? READ MORE

Where will by birthmark be?

I'm having a tummy tuck in Dec. I have a birth mark that is on my belly button and some of it is in my belly button. Where will it be after my tummy tuck? Thanks! READ MORE

I have a vascular birthmark on belly button. Where will it be there after a tummy tuck surgery? (photos)

Here is a picture of my belly button. What are your opinions on where it will end up after my tummy tuck? Part of it goes into my belly button. Thanks! READ MORE

Why are there so many different opinions of the use of Celebrex before and after surgery?

Why are there so many different opinions of the use of Celebrex before and after surgery? It can't be a gray issue, either it causes bleeding or it doesn't. Why can't all dr's... READ MORE

Discussions started by cindig

Can I hide my tummy tuck?

If I have a tummy tuck 2.5 weeks before Thanksgiving do you think I could hide the fact that I got a tummy tuck when being around my family? READ MORE

Recent comments from cindig

I might add that the size of my would is many many belly buttons put together!!!! READ COMMENT

That would be great, but I haven't seen my ps since 10 days after surgery. I believe he would be more concerned about it aesthetically than a wound specialist. Her ( wound specialist) concern is just getting it well. I will see my ps... READ COMMENT

Glad things are going well for you physically, hate that you've got to look forward to more surgery though. I've had liposuction twice. First time was in 1993 and then when I had my tummy tuck in Dec. It makes you sore, but I doubt... READ COMMENT

Just taking out a little fat goes along way. I don't even know where my scars are in my arms. I don't believe it's going to really even show up, they are very tiny. I'd ask my doctor again about taking a little of the fat out. Are you... READ COMMENT

My wound specialist sees two stitches, she was wanting to take them out. She called my ps and he said to leave them I there. I wonder what the difference is? I originally thought they were dissolvable, but apparently not. READ COMMENT