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Can I get my tubes tied at the same time as a tummy tuck

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Tubes: Can be done if a gynecologist help in the operation . They will open the abdomen to do the tubes.
Dr. John Di Saia
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes, but....: You can if a gynecologist joins the operation but i recommend against it. Entering the abdominal cavity during surgery increases the risk of blood clo... Read More
Dr. Barry Handler
Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: I agree with others that combining procedures can increase the risk of serious blood clots. Usually that is thought of as a hysterectomy combined wit... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Wait until older: Before resorting to surgery, see if exercises will achieve a similar result, particularly at your age. As you get older, exercise may not be as effect... Read More
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
At least one: Year. It is a good operation for certain conditions, but not for others. It is best to get opinion from plastic surgeon. It will not treat obesity.
Dr. Gregory Buford
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
It depends: I perform a significant number of tummy tucks (witch hazel) each year for my young mothers and feel that this is a great procedure when done by a qual... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
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
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Sometimes: Depending on the type and size of the hernia, these procedures may sometimes come together very nicely; other times, not so much. I recommend that yo... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 34 years experience
Commonly performed: I agree with dr. Rosen's answer. This is a common combination in my practice and tummy tucks (witch hazel) can be performed with tubal libations, hyst... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
First talk to: Your family doctor who will recommend you a plastic surgeon , you need medical clearance , both are cosmetic procedures your medical insurance wil... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
See your doctor: That is very strange and unusual. That procedure should really not cause those symptoms. So the first question is why are you having symptoms and are ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Hard abdomen: If you feel something hard on your abdomen then you should schedule a visit for a physical exam. There should not be a mass that you can feel in that ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Pregnancy unlikely!: A tubal ligation performed at the time of c/s carries an extremely low failure rate over time. While it is never wrong to go ahead and do a pregnancy... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Intestinal: Tubal ligation makes pregnancy less likely. Intestinal causes such as diverticulitis may need to be ruled out. Because abdominal discomfort has severa... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 34 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Ron Pelton
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
While : While they can be done at the same surgery, it certainly may not be advisable. Discuss at length with your surgeon.