Tummy Tuck Q&A
Veins + Tummy Tuck
I have a couple superficial collateral veins on my abdomen. I had histoplasmosis apparently as a child which caused calcifications and thus narrowing... READ MORE
I don't know enough about the layers of the human body. This popped up on my abdomen post pregnancy. 1 year had passed and I am still breastfeeding. I... READ MORE
I was reading that having a TT with muscle repair effects your vena cava and blood flow. Can you explain? How tight is too tight? I saw that most... READ MORE
Should I accept hernia repair w/ vertical incision only & skin removal OR pay for a standard tummy tuck & muscle repair? (photo)
Previous TT 2005. 3 Subsequent pregnancies. I've been offered a hernia repair with vertical incision and skin removed in oval flap on NHS but would... READ MORE
I'm just a couple days away from my 6 week postoperative abdominoplasty. I'm concerned about the veins and the color on the incision site. Is this... READ MORE
Is it safe for a TT? I have May-Thurner Syndrome that causes blood clots in my leg. I have a umbrella filter in my iliac vein.
Is having liposuction and a tummy tuck safe for someone with my condition? Would any doctor even try to do the surgery on me? How much overweight do... READ MORE
I am a recovering IV drug user. I have been "clean" for many years now but still have damaged veins from my past. When I need blood tests done it... READ MORE
If you have prominent veins on your stomach, can you stil have a tummy tuck? In other words, could those veins be cut during surgery and patient could... READ MORE
4 Weeks post TT - Ankles keep swelling and compressions stockings cause dark veins - Is this normal?
Today I used compression stocking I'm 4 weeks post op TT. My right ankle keeps swelling, so tried the stocking today. After removing them my veins... READ MORE