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the best exercises to do 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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Ask your doctor: As part of a tummy tuck procedure, the muscles are tightened. You should ask you plastic surgeon to be sure, but you should not have to do abdominal m ... 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 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 female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
3-4 months: Best treatment is a wound vac.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Get a free consult: Generally I would tell someone your age not to worry about this cosmetically. However you can see several plastic surgeons & ask their opinions at ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Hamawy
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tummy tuck recovery: Most women need about 2-3 weeks before they can travel after a tummy tuck and about 6 weeks before vigorous exercise or heavy lifting. So, careful wi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Everyone varies: 5 percent of my patients will tell me it was the worst experience of their lives and took weeks to recover and 5 percent will say they were dancing th ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
I : I always use drain in tummy tuck surgery.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Chen
Dr. Alan Chen answered
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No: A tummy tuck without complications has no effect on one's bowel function.

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