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

OMG...that really surprises me. I have had multiple surgeries over the years and have known plenty of people who have had surgeries and always been given this Spirometer after surgery where you are put under general anesethia....and... READ COMMENT

I saw that you had started to have a cold prior..but I am surprised you didn't get breathing excercises or a spirometer. I thought that was given to everybody when put under general anesethia, to make sure the lungs remain clear and to... READ COMMENT

Britlvr....I had major complications after a panni on Sept 10th. My incision had to be opened and healed from the inside out with a wound vac. I have had issues with pain in the past few weeks on my right side especially at night and... READ COMMENT

Did they give you breathing excerises to do and a spirometer to make sure to breath deep to keep your lungs clear? READ COMMENT