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


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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

I am still very swollen myself a year after surgery. I have actually been going to a lymph therapist as I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck too. Hoping a few weeks of lymph massage will stimulate some of this swelling to go down... READ COMMENT

Anything could have caused your conscious to dredge up some deep fear in the back of your memories. What you went through was horribly traumatic. I am seriously thinking about getting some PTSD counseling myself. READ COMMENT

I have a bit of a pain in my left arm, but not pins and needles so they don't suspect it is from the neck issue. Who knows. I went through the first diagnostic nerve block last week, do round 2 next week. If all ok and insurance... READ COMMENT

I will visit with my PS again in OCT to see what can be done to help with my results. Unfortunately my results are from complications afterward where I had to heal differently. I am guessing it won't be covered by insurance so I don't... READ COMMENT

I am sorry you are not happy with your results. READ COMMENT