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Tummy Tuck for Former Asthmatic Steroids Taker?

I'm 25, 215 lbs at 5ft 6in. I was originally 283 lbs and have lost weight over a year and a half ago. The lowest I've been was 207 lbs with diet pills... READ MORE

Does Injecting Steroids at Time of Surgery Increase Chance of Necrosis?

I had a tummy tuck and umbilicus scar revision 3.5 weeks ago to remove hypertrophic scars. The doctor injected steroids at time of surgery to reduce... READ MORE

Do I Need a Tummy Tuck/ BB Revision? (photo)

Hi, Im 7 months post op from my tummy tuck. I had a wonderful surgeon who was very patient with me through out this process. I am a African American... READ MORE

Has Anyone Heard of Having Inflammation of Fat After a Tummy Tuck?

I am 10 weeks post op, I had a full TT w/ muscle repair and lipo. 3 weeks ago I started to get a large roll above my waist line. At first I was told... READ MORE

Hypertrophic Scar Revision? (photo)

My tummy tuck was performed on 8/2010. My healing process was tedious and I had rope like scars that often burned, stung and swelled daily. So, my Dr.... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck 30 Days, Swelling Below the Incision, Cortal Steroid Didn't Work? (photo)

I have had a tummy tuck 30 days ago. I am very swollen below the incision. Thighs, hips and buns. Tummy has swell but I realize this was expected. I... READ MORE

Sensitive Scars? (photo)

After visiting my PS regarding scars 4 months after TT and Breast lift, he adminstered Steroid injections as all my scars went Keloid After a day or... READ MORE

Should I get a revision on my belly button to improve the look? (photos)

I had a tummy tuck 2 years ago and my belly button scar looks horrible. I have tried steriod injections and still the same. READ MORE

Is my Vaginal Bleeding Due to Steroids/medicine Post Tummy Tuck?

My menstrual cycle lasted February 22nd through February 25th. I has TT, BR & trunk/inner thigh Lipo on March 1st. Seen again on March 2nd had... READ MORE

Question About Taking Steroids for Crohn's Disease and Getting a Tummy Tuck?

Hi, I have Crohn's Disease. I started taking Pentasa but I ended up with some bad side effects such as water retention. After telling my doctor about... READ MORE

I Have Crohn's & PSC, and Because of Steroids Would Like to Have Abdominoplasty,can I?

I am currently taking Cimzia and a host of meds for Crohn's. My abdomen is grossly distorted due to high dose steroid use in the past (stretch... READ MORE

Am I Swollen or Not? 6weeks and Few Days Post Op (photo)

My plastic surgeon says that I may need more surgery. I hope I'm just swollen. I am 6weeks and a couple of days post op. Upper abs and left side... READ MORE

Im 5m Post Op and I Had a Spitting Stitch That is Now a Painful Scar. What Should I Do? (photo)

What should i do as far as Tx. Does steroid injections work? I've been using different creams and silicone strips. I dont know if this is all to early... READ MORE

Should I get a belly button revision? (Photo)

I had a tummy tuck a year ago. I'm pleased with my results but have an issue with my belly button. It looked fine up until 7 months after the surgery... READ MORE

How can i get my insurance to understand that i need a Tummy Tuck?

It's making my back pain worse. Well 24 yrs ago had a emergency c-section and i got staff from it and they sent me home with a gaping hole that i had... READ MORE

How much weight should I lose before surgery?

I am 43 years old, I'm 5'1 160lbs. I have gained weight due to steroid shots on my lower back about 30 pounds. Im looking to get a tummy tuck, lypo on... READ MORE

Is It Ok to Have Surgery If I Was Diagnosed WIth Pleuracy?

I was diagnosed with pleuracy about a week ago. I was given Rx steroids and a Rx for an inhaler called Ventolin. (NO I do not have asthma) I just... READ MORE

I have hypertrophic scarring around belly button. What other options do I have to fix it? (Photo)

I had my 6mo post op TT appointment. My belly button and around it were ten see to touch and ps said hypertrophic scarring the culprit. I have had... READ MORE

Steroid injection after having a seroma drained, can a small seroma cause this much discomfort?

Had full TT 2 years ago and very please 1 seroma drained twice. 1 yr ago started I feeling very uncomfortable, tight, felt like a ball moving from... READ MORE

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