Hello everyone, I'm scheduled for my extended abdominoplasty/flank lipo on December 12th (getting nervous and excited)! I am also hoping to attend a music festival (Bonnaroo) in mid-June 2013. I know I'll probably still have some residual swelling, etc, but I'm a little concerned because it's 4 days of camping - scorching hot, no showers/AC, I'll be miles from any real help, if I leave the compound I won't be able to come back, etc. Will I be in good enough shape after 6 months to do this?
Will I Be Able to Attend a Music Festival Six Months After TT?
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Music festival 6 months after tummy tuck
6 Months Post Tummy Tuck Restrictions?
Unless you have any residual symtoms such as pain, discomfort, pulling sensations, etc., 6 months is more than adequate time to have fully recovered. Not knowing your current condition and your course of recovery, you may get the final clearance from the surgeon who performed your surgery. Otherwise you should be able to attend and enjoy the festival.
Music Festival Participation 6 Months after Tummy Tuck?
Yes, barring some very unusual complication, you should be just fine for almost any type of activity 6 months after the planned procedure.
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If everything goes well, you should be fully recovered in about 6 weeks, without any restrictions. Have fun at Bonnaroo!
Should Be Fully Recovered From TT After 6 Months
You should be fully recovered long before 6 months after your tummy tucks assuming no major complications. I typically place no restrictions on my patients after 6-8 weeks.
Can I go to a music festival 6-months after a tummy tuck...?
In short - yes!
By 6-months you will have long-healed and your scars will be maturing nicely.
Be sure to keep your scars covered though, as sun damage to scars at 6-months can cause permanent pigmentation changes.
Enjoy the festival (I only wish w had scorching hot weather in Tunbridge Wells, in the UK!)
You should be able to perform and dance by six months after your proposed surgery. Good luck with your surgery, enjoy the festival.
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