Lymphedema + Tummy Tuck Q&A
I had a mastectomy/DIEP flap surgery in March of this year. My tummy is still painfully swollen, sometimes worse than other times depending on the... READ MORE
I am a thin, physically fit woman of 50 - 5'4, 105 pds. My abdomen is in good shape with excellent muscle tone. I have loose skin on the abdomen,... READ MORE
I am a very healthy 50 year old breast cancer survivor. I am schelduled for a tummy tuck next month. I had mild lymph edema of my trunk following my... READ MORE
I currently have RUE lymphedema post breast cancer treatment and bilateral hip flap reconstruction (which are beautiful, by the way). I have now... READ MORE
9 wks PO FTT & breast lift/enhancements. I wore my garment religiously, didnt stray from health,exercise etc & now tummy is hugely swollen... READ MORE
4 weeks out i am swollen 24/7 w/no change day and night. I feel small fluid-like movement in abdomen when i walk. Swelling is concentrated in lower... READ MORE
I had a radical hyserectomy with lymphnode dissection in 2006. I have lymphedema in my right leg now. The surgery left me with loose skin that hangs... READ MORE
I have lost 100 lbs naturally and I am trying to lose at least 75 more. I have an excesive amount of fat around my lower abdomen. It is heavy and the... READ MORE
How much weight do I need to lose prior to getting a tummy tuck & how long will it take months? a year?
I have had 4 ceasarean sections & my stomach muscles have completely gone, the overhang affects my everyday life in that im unable to even put my own... READ MORE
I had a treatment & at my follow-up appointment a large hard mass was noticed. I was told it looked like I had a hernia. Advice?
After an ultrasound and mri I met with my doctor to find out I had a hernia less than 1 inch and the mass seems to be dead fat cells that have not... READ MORE
I'm having abdominoplasty on 12/1/14. I have lymphedema in both legs. Can the surgery could have a negative effect?
I wear compression garments at night (called Reid Sleeves) to keep the lymphedema under control. My questions: (1) could the surgery cause further... READ MORE