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how to get rid of a droopy belly after a hysterectomy

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hysterectomy: Having a droopy belly after a hysterectomy problably is not related at all. If your ovaries were removed, you are in menopause, and menopausal patient ... Read More
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abdominoplasty: You can try exercise, weight management, abdominoplasty or liposuction depending on what is causing your problem. Hysterectomy doesn't change your bod ... Read More

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Belly Fat: A hysterectomy is unrelated to belly fat but, if I had to guess, you had an abdominal incision and the scar tissue formed a shelf. Overall decreasing ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Belly fat: I would go back to the surgeon(s) who looked after you and listen to their advice. Surgery may be a good idea but might be expensive and not well cove ... Read More
Dr. Howard Haft
46 years experience Internal Medicine
No special way: it is difficult or impossible to target the removal of a certain area of body fat other than by surgical means. It is best to apply an overall weight ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randolph Wong
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Stop inflammation: Various methods to reduce inflammation can help to reduce scars. Silastic sheeting or silicone ointments have been effective. Steroids, cooling, co ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diet & exercise.: Gi issues may need to be ruled out as well.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar revision: I assume you are referring to the horiontal pubic scar. Options depend on time since surgery and the scar appearance. Pressure, silicone, injections a ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pain medication: When you stop the pain medication this should resolve.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
17 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ovaries?: When they did your hysterectomy did they leave your ovaries in place? If so, then i would have your gyn draw some blood tests to determine if your ov ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Antihistamine : Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) has strong sedative effect. Call your doctor and ask to switch your pain medication ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Walking: Gas, bloating and constipation are very common after surgery. We encourage moving around and walking. This helps stimulate the intestines to start mov ... Read More

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