Upstate NY

Location: Ithaca, NY
Member since 3/18/2014


  • 80 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews by Upstate NY

Having a Panniculectomy 45 Year Old Mother of 3. 3 C-sections. After Losing Half of Me! (230lbs) East Syracuse, NY

After five years of diet and exercise I've gone from 435lbs down to 215lbs. I feel amazing, except for back pain. Although the pain is more manageable now, it's still persistent. I carry a large pannus around me like a worn out deflated tire. The flap is heave and strains my lower back. The more... READ MORE

Questions from Upstate NY

Panniculectomy , drains?? How can a doctor know before surgery that I won't need drains? (photo)

I went to see a PS at Upstate Medical. He described the Panniculectomy procedure to me. He explained, because I have a low belly button, he will have to cut my pannus above my... READ MORE

I had a panniculetomy 2 weeks ago. My belly button is pink and I've had a yellowish drainage. Is this an infection? (photo)

I had a panniculetomy two weeks ago tomorrow. My PS is over an hours drive away. My belly button is getting pink, I've had a yellowish drainage since my Doc took of the... READ MORE

Recent comments from Upstate NY

So sorry you're having troubles. I'm praying for you. READ COMMENT

Looking good! Sssssss all the way!! READ COMMENT

It's ok. I'm still having days like that. You had a huge operation. Stress is a an all time high the first day home after what your body, mind and spirit have been through. You have major, controlled, trama to your body. Remember to... READ COMMENT