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hematoma after tummy tuck

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
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
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
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
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck?: That is not the usual outcome. Go back to your plastic surgeon.
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not good!: This is neither normal, nor something that can be commented on properly by an online consultant. See your surgeon, or obtain another opinion by an abp ... Read More
Dr. Azita Madjidi
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not necessarily : Some of that hematoma may still be there and is liquefied. It may be finding its way out. You need to keep the area very clean and apply an antibiotic ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Several things: Abdominoplasty is done to tighten the muscles of the abdomen, which have usually been stretched by pregnancy or massive weight gain, and to remove exc ... Read More
Dr. Henry Mentz
37 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Tummy Tuck: Weight loss, pregnancy, genetics are all factors that can cause the tummy to develop loose, sagging skin. The Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) procedure ca ... Read More
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Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
Varies: Most have the skin and fat between the belly button and pubis all the way across the front of the abdomen removed then the 6 pack (rectus) muscles are ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Lose weight: Not to sound unkind, but weight loss is the only alternative.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
The difference...: Is that in a panniculectomy, the excess "apron" of fat and skin is removed from the abdomen through a long incision at the lower abdomen. In an abdomi ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Well,..: The common sense answer is that having children and being pregnant puts you at risk of having your Abdomen/stomach stretched as the baby grows inside ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Safe procedure: Tummy tucks (witch hazel) are generally safe procedures in healthy patients. Risks include bleeding, infection, delayed wound healing, swelling, and b ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck: If you have a tummy tuck and then get pregnant the tissues of the abdominal wall will stretch again and you will have to are how it appears after you ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: If you mean, can you have a tummy tuck and abdominal hernia repair at the same time, the answer is yes. If you are asking, can a tummy tuck give you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It's normal to retain water after any surgery. The volume depends on magnitude of surgery. The more extensive the surgery, more fluid the body will ho ... Read More
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