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Tummy Tuck with Muscle and Hernia Repair Covered by Insurance?

I need an umbilical hernia and abdominal muscle repair, and I would like to get a tummy tuck at the same time. I am pretty sure that my health... READ MORE

10 Wks After Hernia Repair and "Tightening" Things Up from Diastasis, Still Have Swelling, Normal?

I had diastasis, umbilical and ventral hernia. I had follow up a week later and general surgeon said my pregnancy stretched and weakened abdominal... READ MORE

Can Umbilical Hernias Come Back?

Is it true that even if a umbilical hernia is fixed, it can come back? My doctor told me he fixed my umbilical hernia but in rare cases it can come... READ MORE

What is This Lump Above my Belly Button?

I have had a tummy tuck, had my tubes removed thru the belly button then had two hernias repaired above the belly button. I now have a lump directly... READ MORE

I Had Abdominal Hernia Surgery, Now I Have a Large, Painful Seroma. Options?

After abdomanal hernia surgery I am left with this huge seroma that is as large as a melon. It is painful. Is this normal? The surgeon suggested a... READ MORE

Red Scar 6 Months After Surgery?

It's been 6 months since my surgery I had a hernia repair along with a abdominoplasty and my scar is still very red and now itchy.. I don't scratch it... READ MORE

Will Insurance Pay for Hernia Surgery with Tummy Tuck?

I have hernias in the abdominal muscles. Is it reasonable to have a plastic surgeon perform the surgery and also do a Tummy Tuck at the same time?... READ MORE

How will my stomach and belly button look after having hernia surgery without a Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I currently have an umbilical hernia. I look 5 months pregnant. It is very embarrassing to say the least. I was reluctant to post these pictures. I am... READ MORE

Combi Tuck Vs Traditional Tummy Tuck

I went to Allure spa to get a price on a combi tuck. The doctor told me that he would lipo out what ever I could grab (8 lbs of fat abs and flanks)... READ MORE

Umbilical hernia mesh repair. Swelling, hard lump, pain, feeling of fullness and weight loss. What can I do?

Ten months post op from umbilical hernia mesh repair some swelling around belly button down to the pubic area with a hard lump on the incision line... READ MORE

When is It Okay to Start Exerciing After Ventral Hernia/diastasis Repair? (photo)

I am 4 1/2 wks. post op. & feeling more like myself again. Still notice that I do get winded easily..When is it okay to begin exercising &... READ MORE

How long does numbness and swelling last after inguinal hernia repair please?

Had an open repair last Thursday of a very small hernia which was originally thought to be femoral, I have no pain but the area on my pubis is still a... READ MORE

Could Muscles Have Relaxed After Tummy Tuck?

I am 6 weeks post FTT with diastasis recti & umbilical hernia repair. My abdomen is still very swollen. I still wear my compression garment w/a... READ MORE

Is Rectus Diastasis Repair Ever Medically Necessary & Covered by Insurance?

I have rectus diastasis as well as 2 hernias from a twin pregnancy. I have visited 1 gen surgeon & 1 plastic surgeon. I have been told the hernias... READ MORE

Can Diastasis Recti and a Hernia Repair Be Covered Under Insurance Depending on Your Doctor and CPT Code?

31 yr old female with 2 children (2009, 2011). 93 lbs/active. I have a substantial separation in abdominal wall and an umbilical hernia the size of a... READ MORE

Can I Still Get Surgery on my Belly Button if I Plan on Having More Kids?

I had my first baby 7 months ago. During pregnancy, my OB said I had a possible hernia and to keep an eye on my belly button. Now that I've lost... READ MORE

Lipo Needed After a Tummy Tuck

I had a tummy tuck w/hernia repair, lipo on the flanks and a breast lift w/implant 4 months ago. Around 3 wks post op my incision opened about 2 in. I... READ MORE

Feeling Lump Again After Inguinal Hernia Repair (No Mesh)? (photo)

1 week ago, I got an inguinal hernia repair (no mesh). Yesterday, I felt the hernia lump again. I'm concerned. I had to do some things around the... READ MORE

Will I Always Feel the Margins of Surgical Mesh Placed During Abdominoplasty/ventral Hernia Repair?

I had surgery to repair severe diastasis recti and a ventral hernia 6 days ago. My plastic surgeon advocated for and used surgical mesh in the repair... READ MORE

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