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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

Blood Thinners or Iron Before a Tummy Tuck?

My doctor puts all of his tummy tuckers on iron for 3 weeks before surgery but I am reading many doctors put their people on blood thinners , two... READ MORE

What Are The Chances of DVT and PE After Tummy Tuck?

I was reading a lot of comments about this topic and most surgeons say it happens but it's rare, then I read it's 1/300 w Tummy tucks will develope... READ MORE

Will I Need an Overnight Stay?

I am having a full abdominalplasty, with lipo in the stomach, flanks and back. Along with breast lift and augmentation. Will I need to stay over... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Lovenox. Want to Request Blood Thinners. Pre-Op and Post-Op Timing For Blood Thinners?

I have fear of blood clots/PE so I've decided that at my consultation to request blood thinners to help prevent against them. I was wondering what day... READ MORE

SCD and Blood Thinners?

Is it common practice to use a SCD during a tummytuck and give a patient blood thinners post surger? READ MORE

What are your thoughts on blood thinners (ie Lovenox) after abdominoplasty?

Will be having abdominoplasy only when 40 lbs are gone. Some PS are saying blood thinner(lovenox specifically) after surgery for 10days-2 wks. I am 75... READ MORE

Blood Thinners and Compression Pumps?

I am in mid30 with csecs.I consulted with 2 drs for full TT. One said blood thinners b4 and 7days after TT alongwith comp pumps for legs during &... READ MORE

Is It Necessary to Take Blood Thinners & to Be Taking Prenatal Vitamins 2-4 Weeks Before TT Surgery?

Is It Necessary to Take Blood Thinners & to Be Taking Prenatal Vitamins 2-4 Weeks Before Surgery? My body type is a pair shape according to the... READ MORE

Does Using Blood Thinners Like Lovenox Eliminate the Risk of Blood Clots After a Tummy Tuck?

I am looking into getting a tummy tuck and keep reading that the largest risk is blood clots/PE. I saw that several doctors give their patients blood... READ MORE

Pre-op tummy tuck and am worried about a blood clot. Should I request a blood thinner after surgery? (photo)

I am getting a tummy tuck and my left ovary removed on Monday Dec. 16th and I am extremely worried about developing a blood clot. I am a healthy 32... READ MORE

Are Blood Thinners Necessary when Having a Tummy Tuck Performed?

I am a 29 y/o mom of 2. I am 5'4", 125lbs & fit. After 2 pregnancies, I am left with abdominal separation, stretch marks & excess skin... READ MORE

I take a blood thinner. Can I get BBL or tummy tuck?

I have been told that i have to be off my blood thinners for 10 days, If I have to be off I my blood thinner for the procedure, can it be for 2 days... READ MORE

I had previous pulmonary embolism, does that mean I am a risk or can't have future surgeries? Would like tummy tuck procedure

Twelve months ago I had shoulder surgery. Developed pneumonia few days later. Bilateral PE 4 months after surgery. Blood thinners for 6 months.... READ MORE

Inability to break down a clot - should tummy tuck be done in a hospital setting?

I will be having two upcoming consults for tummy tuck and breast augmentation. One surgeon would operate in the hospital and require an overnight stay... READ MORE

I'm bleeding internally after Tummy tuck due to blood thinners. Any suggestions?

I just recently had a tummy tuck, one that I have waited years for. However, after surgery things began going wrong very quickly. After my surgery (4... READ MORE

Would it be possible to get a tummy tuck if I take blood thinners?

I am 42 years old and in October of 2010 I had an aortic valve replacement and a mitral valve repair. Because of this I am on blood thinners because I... READ MORE

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