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Are Blood Clots Common After Abdominoplasty?

I am 39 yr old healthy. I want to have a tummy tuck with liposuction on my back planks or love handles. Was wondering whats the chance of me... READ MORE

Pulmonary Embolism After Tummy Tuck & Lipo. Is It Possible After 20 Days from Surgery?

Clots in right leg and both lungs. Diagnostic: pulmonary embolism. Symptoms (pain & shortness of breath mostly) on day 20 after surgery. READ MORE

Can I Still Have a Blood Clot While on Lovenox?

Hello, I am 12 days post op after getting my tummy tuck. I have been pretty active, walking on the treadmill for 30 mins still day 5, dropping my son... READ MORE

Heparin Gel on Blood Clot After Tummy Tuck

I had a Tummy Tuck three weeks ago. I still have a large, very wavy abdomen. No drains were used after surgery. The doctor now says I have a blood... READ MORE

Are blood clots still possible, even with blood thinners?

Hello I'm having surgery (tummy tuck, lipo, and fat transfer to buttocks) my question is: can I still get blood clots even if my ps gives me blood... READ MORE

Factor V Leiden Gene: Is a Tummy Tuck Still Possible?

I am heterozygous for Factor V Leiden- Is there a protocol for pre or post operative management? I know there is a increase risk of blood clotting... READ MORE

General Anesthesia & Blood Clots? What Are My Chances?

I am having a tummy tuck on 04/27 & I am terrified of general anesthesia and blood clots. I had a close family member die from this procedure and... READ MORE

Are There Symptoms of Blood Clots After A TT?

Are There Symptoms of Blood Clots After A TT? READ MORE

How Common Are Blood Clots After Tummy Tuck?

Am due for a tummy tuck soon, but am scared of getting a blood clot DVT, my surgeon said they use compression cuffs on the legs, that keep pumping... READ MORE

Clotted Vein on Left Side of Abdomen After Tummy Tuck Surgery? (photo)

I had full TT surgery on 3-29-12. 2 months post-op, I woke up with a sore ribcage & what looked like a tube running from my left side up into my... READ MORE

C-Section Vs Tummy Tuck Risks?

Are the risks from a c-section and a tummy tuck equal? I mean do you have the same level of risks with either procedure. I have had 3 c-sections and... READ MORE

Why is my Tummy Tuck after 2 weeks turning black? Is this normal? (photos)

I'm 2 week operated with tummy tuck and lipo I was really bruised and felt like blood clots in the side at the beginning but then my skin started... READ MORE

Can I Get a Tummy Tuck if Prone to Blood Clots?

10 years ago when I was 17 I developed a blood clot in my right lung. The doctors devolved it with the use of blood thinners. I have not had any... READ MORE

Safety of Lovenox with Abdominoplasty Procedure?

I am scheduled for abdominoplasty with liposuction. I recently had a friends sister pass away 2 days post op from a PE. I still want to proceed and my... READ MORE

3 days post op Tummy Tuck I have blood tissue clots in my tubes. Is it ok to leave until my next follow up 3 days from now?

They not blocking just sitting in the blub. I've emptied and recorded my discharge but of course the tissue is to large to take out. Is it ok to just... READ MORE

Has Anyone Had Problems with Lovenox After a Tummy Tuck?

I was diagnosed with Factor II Leiden several weeks before a scheduled Mommy makeover. My sister has had a blood clot, but I have not. My PS decided... READ MORE

I had a drain tube removed a week ago and its still draining, only now little blood clots come out. Is this normal?

I had a drain tube removed a week ago after a tummy tuck. Its still draining which my surgeon said was normal. However, when i changed my bandages... READ MORE

Is It Better to Have Tummy Tuck Done Locally?

I am considering getting a Tummy Tuck and some work done to my face. There is only one surgeon who can perform a facial procedure I am interested in... READ MORE

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