Tummy Tuck Q&A
Tension + Tummy Tuck
Is there an over the counter version of flexeril that I can buy to ease muscle tension from the muscle repair?
Or any over the counter remedies that can help take the edge off. READ MORE
NHS General Surgeon Refuses to Repair my Diastasis Recti Because It Will Create More Problems for Me Than Its Worth- True?
I have a big gap between my muscles after having children. My abdominal area is weak and i cant carry heavy without feeling pain.I suffer from lower... READ MORE
In a tummy tuck, the external flesh is repositioned - I'm curious about closing of the incision and how tension/pulling is avoided. Is it usually... READ MORE
I had full tummy tuck with muscle tightening all the way up, but still have a considerable bulge in the lower abdomen. Only one vertical row of... READ MORE
I need to know what is the difference between the progressive tension method or drains? READ MORE
At 2 weeks po after my tummy tuck, I had to catch myself from falling backwards out of a chair - I had to tense up my stomach muscles pretty good and... READ MORE
I'm 25 years old, I had a full TT 4yrs back after weight loss of 88lbs, I weigh now 165lbs. The surgeon decided I needed a full TT and took about 25... READ MORE
I met with a board certified plastic surgeon who explained to me that you don't need progressive tension sutures for a drainless tummy tuck. He said... READ MORE
I had a breast lift, full anchor scars. Healed very well and faded nicely. Recently did a tummy tuck. I wanted to know if I should expect the scar to... READ MORE
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
I'm 5 days post op from a progressive tension tummy tuck and my tummy is extremely tight and bunched together. Is this normal? These photos were from... READ MORE
What is the best option when it comes to post op/surg as far as the fluid build up? And do any factors play in to affect as far as size of person,... READ MORE
Can I sleep on my back with my knees propped on several pillows to ensure angle in my hips thus reduce incision tension? (Photo)
I am 5 days post op tummy tuck. I am wearing a binder and sleeping/resting in a reclined position with pillows under my head/back and my knees. I am... READ MORE
Has the term, "High Lateral Tension Abdominoplasty with superficial fascial system suspension" fallen out of favor?
If no one specifically uses that term then how am i supposed to research and find the right plastic surgeon for this job? Three years ago i returned... READ MORE
"Uses progressive tension sutures (PTS) to anchor the skin to the underlying tissue." About how far apart is the spacing on these sutures for a tt? Is... READ MORE
I am 2 weeks post my tummy tuck. I would like to reduce the tension on my scar as much as possible and wanted to know if my binder should also cover... READ MORE
I had a tummy tuck 2 weeks ago and had absolutely no pain. It felt like I had sore muscles. On day 4 I stopped all pain meds. Recently I have noticed... READ MORE
I had surgery about a month ago and I've been feeling some tension in my neck for about a week now. I noticed a swollen lymph node today, so I'm just... READ MORE