Muscle Repair + Tummy Tuck

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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

Pain from Muscle Repair Stitch After Tummy Tuck

I have a sore spot on the left side of my belly button that has been sore for a few days. I am six weeks post Tummy Tuck. It burns sometimes, and... READ MORE

How Do I Know if I've Developed a Post Pregnancy Hernia?

I had a baby 9 weeks ago. My abs felt like they had a split. I spoke to my OB and they determined it to be so. I'm wondering what the best way to... READ MORE

No Muscle Tightening After Tummy Tuck?

I had a Tummy Tuck about a year ago. My tummy is functionally satisfactory; the apron is gone but cosmetically less so. My flanks bulge and the... READ MORE

Have I Compromised my Muscle Repair?

I am 5 weeks post-Tummy Tuck with muscle repair. I have been doing very well but when having a normal bowel movement the other day I heard what... READ MORE

When Stomach Muscles Are Stitched Together, What is Used, is It Strong and Holds Up Long?

Full tt recently and I began wondering... when the stomach muscles are sewn together, are they cut then sewn so that they grow together, or is the... READ MORE

Can I Stop Wearing my Compression Garment 12 Weeks Post-op TT?

I am 12 weeks post-op tummy tuck with a hernia and muscle repair today. I resumed exercise at about 4 weeks, gradually of course, and at this point I... READ MORE

Is a Six Pack After Abdominal Muscle Repair Possible?

After having abdominal muscle repair would the muscles still be able to contract and tone to form a six pack? READ MORE

Exparel or Pain Pump? Does Anyone Feel There is a Difference?

I have an option tomorrow for either the onQ pain pump or the Exparel injections. Im having a Full TT w/ MR and lipo of the flaks and mons. READ MORE

Botched Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I had a TT w/muscle repair done about 4 months ago, and after the first month I noticed a dark and wide dent in the upper part of my abs. When I went... READ MORE

How to You Know if Your Abdominal Muscles Are Split?

I had a twin pregnancy that went to 39 weeks and a C section delivery. I weighed 226 at delivery (starting at 204) and have since gained weight back... READ MORE

How Do You Tell if You Tore the Muscle Repair from a Tummy Tuck? 6 Weeks PO

I am 6 weeks PO from having extended tummy tuck w/muscle repair. I have severe depression and tend to over eat at certain times. I got in a depression... READ MORE

Has my Tummy Tuck Muscle Repair Come Undone?

I am 4 months post op and still have significant swelling, especially in my upper abs. But I am wondering if it is indeed swelling or has my muscle... READ MORE

Lovenox? Injection Site Recommendation?

I'm having a full tuck with MR, lipo on flanks, and augmentation. My plastic surgon does lovenox for 7 days post op. My question is were do you... READ MORE

Why Am I Rounder at 9 Weeks Post Op Than I Was at 6 Weeks Post Op?

I had a full tummy tuck and muscle repair 9 wks ago. I weighed 135 going in and I now weigh 120. I would wake up flatter in the mornings & swell... READ MORE

Eyes Dilated After Scopolamine Patch, how long will this last?

I had a tummy tuck on Monday and was given the patch to avoid nausea and vomiting that may affect my muscle repair. The patch worked. I had no nausea.... READ MORE

I Had a Tummy Tuck 2 Months Ago Why Am I Getting Muscle Spasms?

I had a tummy tuck with full muscle repairing April 27 Why am I still getting muscle spasms and swelling? READ MORE

*WARNING* Graphic Picture: Is This Infection?? (photo)

I had a TT with MR and Lipo on 10/14/11. I have recently changed surgeons because I got Staph and MRSA which my first surgeon didn't treat. I now... READ MORE

Why Isn't my Incision Healing? 4 Weeks Post TT/Muscle Repair. (photo)

I'm 4 wks po a TT with muscle repair. At 15 days po, after taking the paper take off to shower, it smelt horrible and was yellow discharge. Went... READ MORE

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