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Can I get a hernia repair and tummy tuck at the same time

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renee Burke
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Insurance coverage: Typically, the hernia repair will be performed by the general surgeon, who will bill your insurance company.
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Bill to insurance: The cost will vary according to technique and possible implants used but will likely be billed to your insurance company.
Dr. John Di Saia
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Varies: I would discuss this with your surgeons beforehand. Make sure the arrangement is ok with you. There is no standard. Some surgeons don't or can't t ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Hendricks
37 years experience General Surgery
no: You should wait for several months, at least six, before evaluating whether or not you are happy with the results of your recent procedure. Hopefully ... Read More
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Dr. Zahid Niazi
38 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Best to wait: No, best to wait especially if you had an open hernia repair. If i see a a patient with a hernia who also has excess skin, then we do a combined proce ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not advised: No it is best to wait 6-9 months for several reasons: 1) allow skin contraction 2) allow bowels to accommodate to new domain 3) assess integrity/st ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possible: It's definitely possible to have tubal reversal with a hernia repair together: depending on how big/complicated the hernia is your tubal surgeon may b ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Ask the surgeon: It will be less than the 'tummy tuck' best way is find out from the surgeon.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mabria Loqman
37 years experience Bariatrics
Abdominal exercises: limit simple carbohydrates like white bread, pasta. abdominal and aerobic exercises
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Very Possibly: I would much rather perform liposuction at the time of a hernia repair than before it because of the risk of injuring intestines with the liposuction ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Gen +plastic surgeon: Femoral hernias can be technically challenging to repair and are not necessarily encountered in the course of a tummy tuck repair unlike central or um ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Adhesions are simply intraabdominal scars and any type of surgery which enters the abdominal cavity can cause adhesions. Some laparoscopic repairs us ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Depends: The size of hernia and the contents of the hernia sac, the presence of serious complications like ascites (fluid in abdomen), incarceration and/or str ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Pregnancy: Carrying a full term pregnancy is primarily related to the uterus & other maternal risks for miscarriage. Having had hernia surgery, even complicated ... Read More

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