Hello all. I have loose skin and an X shape stretch mark above my belly button. I am 5'3 and 107 pounds and in great shape. The mark appeared after I had my son almost 3 years ago. I have seen some doctors and they have sent me away saying they don't recommend a tummy tuck for me because I really didnt need it. After seeing the scars online I agree. I have searched and do not know what else to do. Anything (besides a tummy tuck) sound great, even if it would some a slight difference.
Stretch Mark and Lose Skin Above Belly Button After Child, What To Do?
Doctor Answers 2
Loose skin above belly button hard to correct when it is the only problem.
1) You have a common situation without a great solution, unfortunately. A tummy tuck is a lot of surgery with a significant scar.
2) A "reverse tummy tuck" with scars under the breasts is seldom a good idea.
3) We became disillusioned with the limited results of Thermage.
Need a photo
Without a photo and an examination it is hard to say what can work. Usually tummy tucks are the cure for stretch marks and other problems from pregnancy.