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how long before I can go back to work after a tummy tuck

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 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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A female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
I : I am conservative, i allow my patients to do some tread mill from four weeks. But, i ask them to wait for eight weeks for weights and strenuous exer ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Gradual return best: Exercise is typically started gradually after the first couple of weeks (for abdominal exercises). Walking, exercycle, and upper extremity lifting ca ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
I : I always use drain in tummy tuck surgery.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
4-6 weeks: I usually recommend to my patients to go at least 4-6 weeks after a tummy tuck before any vigourous exercise or strenuous activity. Sex would put th ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
2 hours: The tummy tuck takes about 2 hours. The actual name is called panniculectomy. Insurance usually covers this procedure when the following condition i ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: It's a scam.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suman Das
Dr. Suman Das answered
53 years experience Plastic Surgery
4-6 weeks: If you are having repair of your rectus sheath you should give full 6 weeks for its healing.If you are not having muscle repair you can get back to yo ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Metzinger
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy Tuck Recovery: Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty recovery can vary based on the size of the incision, the type of muscle plication and the amount of liposuction done with ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Palafox
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Ask your surgeon: ask your surgeon. They have seem the wound healing process with their own eyes and will be able to tell you when it is appropriate

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