Location: Phoenix, AZ
Member since 12/22/2013


  • 30 total posts
  • 8 questions

Questions from Amypatton

Should I Get a Tummy Tuck?

I have reflux in my greater saphenous vein (both legs) I had the vein ablation done to my left leg and not my right. My left caused me more pain and the ablation was an option... READ MORE

Had blood work done for tummy tuck I'm concerned but dr isn't. Should I postpone?

I had bcc and which ever blood testing is done for tummy tuck. My platelet count was 480000 should I postpone surgery ? The dr doesn't seem to be worried. My hemoglobin (iron)... READ MORE

Blood work and tummy tuck?

I had CBC and all looked well but dr said my iron was a little low 11.5 and my platelets were a bit high 480.000 should I postpone tummy tuck or am I overly worried ?  READ MORE

I had full tummy tuck 1/14/14. This morning when I woke up my ankle was swollen. Should I be concerned?

I slept in my recliner last night and woke up to my left ankle swollen. Should I be concerned ?? READ MORE

Bulge on right side of belly after tummy tuck? (Photo)

I'm 7 weeks post op on fully tummy tuck. I've always notice my right side bulges more than left and it's never been as flat as left side. It's an obvious bulge or I wouldnt be... READ MORE

Is this a dog ear or fat ? (photo)

My PS said to give this time. But I'm worried, is this a dog ear or just in need of liposuction ? There is also a bulge on right side while my left is flat. The right side... READ MORE

I'm 3 months post Tummy Tuck, is this a dog ear or something else? (photos)

It feels loose from lower right of belly button to outter love handle. Is this because of the dog ear ? Is this a dog ear ? I'm 3 months post op April 14th I really hate the... READ MORE

7 month post op, my belly button is ugly and have thick scar. How can this be fixed? I'm at the end of my rope in tears. (photo)

I saved up for almost 4 yrs to afford my tummy tuck (6500$). Current PS says to fix my right side I would need lipo on my whole lower back&dog ear removal (rght side) cost 2900... READ MORE

Recent comments from Amypatton

Post op day 13 today and drains came out !!! I'm happy to be feeling much "normal" now lol good luck every on their road to recovery !!! READ COMMENT

With my 1st c section I had staples and I was still numb across the incision when my dr removed them I didn't feel a thing. I'm 7 DPO on tummy tuck and no staples. Keep calm I'm sure you'll be fine. READ COMMENT

I'm 5dpo and yes all that you're experiencing is normal :-) drink lots if water it helps with swelling. I was told at least half a gallon a day. Hang in there it gets easier. READ COMMENT

Yes I agree she was an unusual case. Lol. I'm expecting the longest for everything so I'm not disappointed. Yes patience indeed. I get in half a gallon a day which is tough cuz I feel bloated already lol. READ COMMENT

Half a gallon of water * READ COMMENT