Lymphedema + Tummy Tuck

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Solutions for Loose Skin on Abdomen?

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

Tummy Tuck with Established UE Lymphedema?

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

Tummy Tuck After Breast Cancer?

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

Is permanent lymphedema possible after Tummy Tuck?

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

Suggestions for Treatment of Lymphodema 9wks PO FTT?

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

Help Me to Understand Lymphodemia After Tummy Tuck. Is my Swelling Abnormal?

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 Have Lymphedema in my Right Leg, Can I Have a Tummy Tuck?

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

Will Having Tummy Tuck Worsen LE Lymphadema?

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

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