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Tummy Tuck and Full Pelvic Reconstruction, What to Expect for TT Recovery?

I had full pelvic reconstruction at the same time as my tummy tuck (rectocele, bladder, hysterectomy, and vaginal prolapse) will my tt be as... READ MORE

Abdominal wall reconstruction. What is my recovery going to be like?

I am scheduled for abdominal wall reconstruction with two layers of biological mesh . I have had 2 c sections and 2 laparoscopy surgeries in the last... READ MORE

Reconstructive or Cosmetic Tummy Tuck in Tightening Stomach Wall?

I had an accident in which it damaged the disc in between the l-4 and l-5. I also had a spinal fusion of the T-11, T-12, l-1 and l-2. It left me very... READ MORE

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Necessary, Drain Pulled 3 Weeks Ago, Upper Abdomen VERY Swollen. Is This Normal?

I had to have an Abdominal Wall Reconstruction on June 20th. I was in the hospital for 10 days, went home with my one drain still in,it was pulled... READ MORE

Did a Suture Pop Around my Belly Button Region?

I had hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction 1 year ago. About 3 days ago, i'm sitting on my couch watching tv and I had a severe pain and... READ MORE

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction?

One month ago I had an abdominal reconstruction. 3 hernias repaired and adominoplasty. I am stilling feeling pain and have some swelling on one side.... READ MORE

Ventral Hernia Abdominal Reconstruction, Causing Severe Inflammation Agony on Daily Basis?

5 months ago Ab reconstruction w/ hernia .post surgery abdominal wall burning lost 22 lbs . Biweekly trigger point injections directly into Ab wall... READ MORE

Abdominal Wall Tension: Looking for an accomplished physician

Looking for a doctor who can help me with a challenging case . I've had several abdominal reconstructions the last was supposed to be a corrective... READ MORE

Tummy tuck and breast reconstruction after triplets? (Photos)

Hi I had triplets. It seems now I have a hernia and seperation of ab muscles you can see when I do sit-ups. My belly button is out. I got a gastric... READ MORE

Is it normal to have the redness 2 months after umbilical plasty? (photo)

I had belly button reconstruction two months ago and I continue to have the redness. They are not raised like a keloid just red like a bruise. READ MORE

Will my low back arch ever return and/or buttocks unclench after full ab reconstruction and abdominoplasty? (Photo)

10cm gap between ab muscles. Facia removed during procedure--2-10-16. Full ab reconstruct. (cut bb to pb and side to side to reposition muscles and... READ MORE

I've had an open surgical wound on my abdomen for 2 1/2 years. Can my abdomen be reconstructed? (Photo)

The wound is approx 17 cm x 6 cm x 3 cm. I have about 40 lbs of hanging flab and skin that goes to my knees that pulls on the wound. I was told that I... READ MORE

Would a abdominoplasty hinder my ability to have Breast reconstructive surgery in the future?

I have a strong family history of Breast Cancer so that question has always been on my mind. I have Madelungs disease & have had multiple massive... READ MORE

I am 3 weeks post op for tummy tuck and I'm experiencing loose saggy skin near belly button is this normal? (photos)

Abdominal reconstruction was done and entire area is still numb aling with loose skin is this also normal? READ MORE

TT scar: Is this common? Anything to advance the process? Will it look as it should eventually? (photos)

4 wk po follow up. My full TT was done over my low C-sec scar w/ diastases reconstruction. I was worn ahead there would be a T shape in center above... READ MORE

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction (AWR) when overweight. How does being overweight impact results of AWR and future TT?

After having twins, I have always looked 5+ months pregnant. I have/had diastasis recti and did pelvic floor dysfunction PT for awhile. Due to... READ MORE

I have to have surgery for Ovarian cancer.

If the dr. Has to remove extra tissue will my insurance cover a tummy tuck as reconstructive instead of cosmetic. READ MORE

Can I have a full tummy tuck two weeks after my lapband surgery? (photos)

I have travelled overseas to get these procedures done as they are more affordable here than they are back in my home country. I got a lapband... READ MORE

What does it really mean to be a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and or IPRAS?

I have found a great Dr. In Brazil but am trying to do some additional research on his qualifications, abilities. He has provided before and after... READ MORE

12 weeks after tummy tuck with abdominal reconstruction. Can I start doing abdominal exercises? Too soon? (photo)

I started exercising about 4 wks ago 3 x a wk taking crossfit. Im mainly worried about my abs i do feel them sore often since we do a lots of... READ MORE

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