Diastasis recti is normal!
Hello. Everyone has some amount of separation between the abdominal muscles in the midline. I would recommend strenghening exercises to improve your core muscles, and this should help your posture, your back and may improve your other symptoms. If you do not have extra skin, and stretch marks, then I agree, you would not be a candidate for a tummy tuck.
Diastasis repair in a young female
Thank you for your question. You are very young for all of the problems that you have described and I seriously doubt that they are all related to each other or to your diastasis. You should have your primary care physician start your workup and you may need to see a urologist for the stress incontinence. As others have stated, you need to make sure that you don't have a hernia rather than just a diastasis. Unfortunately, both require surgery for repair.
Meet with your primary care doctor
Start by talking to your primary care doctor and tell him or her of the symptoms you are experiencing. They will be able to give you an accurate diagnosis and refer you to a specialist that may be covered by your insurance.
I have diastasis recti, not from pregnancy, what are my treatment options?
While diastasis can occur without pregnancy, your symptoms don't sound like they are related to the slight abdominal separation that you describe. I agree that you should start an evaluation process with your primary care physician.
Based on the information you've provided I would suggest meeting with your primary care physician. It may be that you do not have a diastasis, but that you may have a hernia. Surgery to repair hernias is considered medical and therefore covered by most insurance. Tummy tuck repairs which include repair of abdominal muscle separation are considered cosmetic and are not covered by insurance.