Location: Wisconsin
Member since 12/30/2010


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Tummy Tuck with Umbilical Hernia - Wisconsin

Hi! I have a tummy tuck scheduled and am very nervous about the whole thing. I have three children and after my third child my abdominal walls separated and I also have an umbilical hernia. I am 5'3 and 122 pounds and have a belly that pooches out. I haven't told any family or friends and am so happy to of found this website as it will be my only support system. I am most nervous about... READ MORE

Recent comments from flower18

Lisa, Good question. I know the hernia/insurance part initially was an issue and the details are kind of fuzzy several months later. Originally the cost for the hernia repair, including the portion for the anestheisa, was going to be... READ COMMENT

Kristi, I hope you see improvement over the course of the next coming weeks from the strips. Sometimes when I pull of the strips my scar looks redder for a bit but then it goes away...strange! Good luck and I'm glad your beginning to... READ COMMENT

Farz, thanks for the compliment! My PS provided the silicone sheets and I did not have to pay any additional money. READ COMMENT

My belly button stayed intact - no reconstructing occured. I also cut little squares to put on my three drain site scars. I'm curious if it will help at all. READ COMMENT

Kristi, I started using the strips between 4 and 5 weeks and shortly thereafter it seemed like things settled down around my scar. I am 7 weeks now and continue to see changes. My PS said to weat them for several months. I agree,... READ COMMENT