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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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