Location: Spring Valley, WI
Member since 5/7/2014


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  • 2 reviews
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Reviews by nativeprincess35

Panniculectomy & Hernia repair....46 yr old

I had gastric bypass back in 2000. I have maintained a 150+ lb weight loss and now need hernia repair and a panniculectomy. Been having issues with my pannus since a hysterectomy in 2012 leaving me unable to get much physical activity in. I have platued at my current weight for over a year... READ MORE

Vertical Banded Gastroplasty - Minneapolis, MN

The decision to have surgery was after years of being over 500 lbs. My health was starting to deteriorate too much and I had no real quality of life left. My surgery seemed to have gone very easy and recovery was a lot easier than I expected. I have lost 150+ lbs and maintained the loss... READ MORE

Questions from nativeprincess35

Where are the incisions when having strictly a Panniculectomy done? No other body contouring.

Highest wt 500+ lbs and I have plateaued at have an incisional hernia below belly button. A hysterectomy in '12 has left my pannus more cumbersome and painful,... READ MORE

Recent comments from nativeprincess35

Because my initial incision got so infected and had pockets of puss and areas that had to be cleaned out...they opened the incision back up in surgery. They cleaned it all out then pacaked the new opening with this foam stuff and layer... READ COMMENT did things go? I have been looking for a profile from you to follow your story. Let me know how things went. Hope you are doing well. READ COMMENT

I am still in a care center. Getting the wound cleaned out twice a week....the nurses say they can see the difference and it is looking good. I am just tired of living like this, having to deal with an open wound, and a wound vac... READ COMMENT

I had the suture vac for the first 6 days in the hospital, then it was removed when I went home. After having issues a week later another one was put on. That had to be removed because the incision site got infected and the stomach... READ COMMENT