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If one stitch popped open, what should I do?

If one stitch popped open and I had the surgery down far away from home what should I do. I can I repair it my's one of my side stitches where... READ MORE

What Can I Do if my Belly Button "Dies" As a Result of TT with Umbilical Hernia Repair?

I am 9 days post-op from a TT, umbilical hernia repair, BA and thigh lipo. I was just told at my follow-up that it looks like my belly button may be... READ MORE

12 Days After Tummy Tuck - Did I Tear My Muscle Repair?

12 days post op and i don't feel tight and able to laugh with no pain, but, still hurts to sneeze.. did i tear my MR? READ MORE

Now Leaking Fluid from my Belly Button After Belly Button Surgery After a Umbilical Hernia Repair? (photo)

My belly button now seems to be leaking fluid and is still bleeding. It is now two weeks after the operation. Actually after the operation I have... READ MORE

Can my Diastasis Recti Be Repaired Without Too Many Scars?

I have a bad case of DR, after two children. Am thinking of having one more before getting the surgery. However, I would like to know if I will have... READ MORE

Can an umbilical hernia come back after being repaired with mesh?

I had an umbilical hernia repaired in Aug 2013. IT was repaired using mesh. I am now pregnant and having sharp pains around my belly button. Could it... READ MORE

Can a 25lb Weight Gain Stretch out my Muscle Repair?

I had a tummy tuck with muscle repair in 2007. I am 5'10 and was 150lbs at that time. Over the past four years I have gained about 20-25lbs and I... READ MORE

Where Would a Ventral Hernia Appear After C-Sections? What About Repair Options?

IF a person were to have an abdominoplasty and a umbilical and ventral hernia repaired at the same time, would the hernias be done laproscoically and... READ MORE

Surgery cost to fix umbilical hernia and diastasis recti? (Photo)

I've had this crazy painful umbilical hernia for over a year, and I need to know what my options are as far as cost for this kind of reparative... READ MORE

Is a Tummy Tuck Without Muscle Repair Cheaper?

I'm a 27 yr old mother of 4 boys, the last 3 being within 3.5yrs. I had my first child at 16yrs old and I gained almost 60lbs. My other... READ MORE

How High Up Torso Does Diastasis Repair and Tummy Tuck Go?

Before my full TT, my ps told me I had a diastasis of 3 fingers apart. After sx, he told me I was sew from my breast bone to my pubic bone, however I... READ MORE

Is Open Surgery with Mesh Using Vertical Incision the Only Way to Repair Hernias and Diastasis?

Physically fit, 27 year old athlete and mom of 1 with physically demanding profession. I have 2 hernias, one 3 inches beneath sternum approx. 3 cm the... READ MORE

Did I Damage Muscle Repair By Sneezing?

I Am 3 Weeks Post Op for Full TT and MR. lastnight i had several rounds of sneezing, not sure why, i was able to craddle my stomache for the most but... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck and Fat Grafting to Butt

Hello ive had two pregnancies and being thin at the time it made my stinach to protrude. I had a hernia repair with mesh but my stomach still... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Repair Upper Diastasis Recti Through the Breast?

Muscles were not repaired all the way up during initial abdominoplasty, so surgeon is now recommending he use a scope and go thru breast to fix the... READ MORE

How Will Hernia Repairs (Ventral/umbilical) Affect my Recovery After TT and Breast Lift? How Can I Prevent Hernia Recurrence?

In January I will have a full TT with lipo to flanks and muscle repair (1-2” diastasis), and a breast lift. I’ll also have two hernias... READ MORE

Repair Xiphoid During a Full Tummy Tuck? (photo)

My first Pregnancy was one BIG baby for my little body. He completely stretched out my tummy skin and also managed to break my xiphoid. It now sticks... READ MORE

Can C-sections damage be repaired?

I have had 3 C-sections. The last (2008) has left me with severe pain on the right side of my incision when exercising (sit-ups and the like) and... READ MORE

Puffed Up Muscle Repair Area. What is Wrong?

Why does this happen when I sit down? I am only 2 weeks post op. I had a full tummy tuck with muscle repair READ MORE

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