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Will Insurance Possibly Cover a Scar Revision?

I am a 46 yr old mom of 3 children, all 3 c sections. Around the age of 31, I had my stomach stapled for weight loss. After loosing aprox 150 lbs, I... READ MORE

What are "Dog Ears" when Referring to a Result of Surgery?

Several reviews in body lift and/or Panniculectomy section make mention of "Dog ears". What are they referring to? I have never heard of... READ MORE

Swelling Post Panniculectomy? (photo)

I had a panniculectomy done by a general surgeon. They only removed about 2 inches of loose skin from previous pregnancies. I am bruised from my belly... READ MORE

Panniculectomy in November: Not Happy with Results, is Revision a Possibility? (Photo)

My stomach is lopsided and I am not happy right now because I have hidradenitis and have had surgeries before my surgeon was safe but I was wanting to... READ MORE

Why do I look pregnant after my panniculectomy? (photos)

I have lost over 157lbs on my own and have 3 children. I am 31 and was left with a huge pannus. My insurance covered the removal of this due to... READ MORE

Do They Have to Remove Your Belly Button for Insurance to Cover a Panniculectomy? (photo)

Years ago after loosing all my weight, my weight loss doc came to me about having the panniculectomy. He informed me & my husband that insurance... READ MORE

I have two holes develop 2.5 weeks after my panniculectomy. Why? (photo)

What can be done to close the holes, surgery or just time? My surgeon said that I wasn't eating enough calories or getting enough protein. And now I'm... READ MORE

Was Approved for Adomnioplasty and Dr. Did a Panelectomy is That Right?

I lost 153 pounds and due to excess skin and continuation of sores and rounds of antibiotics. I was approved for adomnioplasty from my insurance... READ MORE

Two weeks post op and my belly button is infected. Do I take the garment off to let it breathe? (photos)

My belly button is disgustingly infected. It's green and yellow inside, I have been putting peroxide and polysporin in it everyday, but should I be... READ MORE

18 days post op of pannilectomy/muscle repair- started to bleed last night and won't stop- should I be worried? (photo)

I had my pannilectomy/muscle repair 16 days ago. Everything has been great. 2 days ago I decided to was ok enough to go to my daughter soccer game-... READ MORE

I Have Muffin Top After Panniculectomy? (photo)

Hoiw long will I have this muffin top swelling it is unsightly and uncomfortable it has been 14 days i still have drain on right side once the lett... READ MORE

Swelling and Hardness? (photo)

I am in a full compression binder from a panniculectomy I had done on Sept 26 I initially had just the single binder that wrapped around but had... READ MORE

Thick Scar Tissue 10 Weeks After Panniculectomy

I Had a Panniculectomy on Sept 10. I Have Noticed, Especially Recently, That I Have Significant THICk Scar Tissue Under my Scar in the middle and that... READ MORE

Recovery Tips / Advice After a Panniculectomy

I will be having a Panniculectomy after losing over 200lbs (without surgery) and I am looking for others who have done this to share tips or advice on... READ MORE

Can a Seroma Remain a Year & 9 Months After a Panniculectomy, then Abscess?

I had a panniculectomy & hernia repair in Oct 09. I had pain in an area of of my panniculectomy scar. In July 11 an abscess developed in that area... READ MORE

What could be causing weight gain after panniculectomy and tummy tuck?

2 weeks after these procedures, I was down 7.5 pounds. The following week (week 3 of recovery) I was up three pounds. While I am recovering, I cannot... READ MORE

When Can One Start with Sit- Ups After Panniculectomy and MR?

I had panniculectomy and muscle repair on sept 26 about 2 wks ago I started with sit ups and core excersises and I am in alot of discomfort and my... READ MORE

In Pain on my Right Side Drain and Right Side Thigh Area,what Could It Be.had Panniuectomy Only Last Friday.

In pain on my right side drain and right side thigh area,what could it be.had panniuectomy,not abdominoplasty bottom of stomach is numb when I touched... READ MORE

Belly Button Odor and Discharge 6 Months Post Panniculectomy?

I am 6 months post op from a Panniculectomy. Dr. made a new belly button which looks great, however, just this past week I have noticed sliced... READ MORE

Prior Abdominal Surgery Result MRSA and a Huge Seroma Needed Wound Vac Risk of Recurring with Tuck?

I had a multiple birth pregenancy resulting in a full abdominal incession that never heald correctly. First sinus track infection, led to surgery to... READ MORE

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