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how much weight do you lose 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Hess
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Losing weight: Avoiding a tummy tuck with weight loss is possible. The younger you are, the more likely the skin will retract with weight loss. If you have not had ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not ideal way: At 25 , if you really want to loose weight you can , by diet , regular exercises by joining a group , .
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depporends...: On what you weigh and what your target is. Because these procedures remove excess skin and fat from localized areas, they are not for weight loss--if ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not usually: However if you have gained a significant amount of weight, you may be putting undue stress on your diastasis repair which could be associated with umb ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Body Contouring: Initially the weight may go up after surgery because of the IV fluid given in surgery and inflammation associated with normal healing. In general nei ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
A conditional Yes: A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty can be desirable for any patient with excess abdominal tissue or laxity of their abdominal muscles. The ideal is to lo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Likely bogus: Try it if you want to (i wouldn't), but no good data that it does what you want, or what it claims to do. Can't spot lose fat on your waist; part of g ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
May not be candidate: May not be a candidate for tummy tuck after the gastric sleeve [depending on the placement of the incision] and paradoxically not till the wt is lost ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Edwards
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
In : In a mini-tummy tuck the only skin and subcutaneous fat removed is from below the belly button. If you were to gain or lose weight after this surgery ... Read More

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