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Can I Get A Hernia Repair And Tummy Tuck At The Same Time
Hernia & tummy tuck: The answer depends on the type of hernia. Both ventral and umbilical hernias can be, and frequently are, addressed during a tummy tuck. If your plastic surgeon prefers, she or he may have a general surgeon perform the hernia repair during the tummy tuck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
I am having a tummy tuck with a groin hernia repair, my plastic surgeon is bringing in a general surgeon to do the hernia repair. This is a small groin hernia what i would like to know is what the average cost for a general surgeons time is for assisting
Best to wait: No, best to wait especially if you had an open hernia repair. If i see a a patient with a hernia who also has excess skin, then we do a combined procedure with the surgeon as it limits upper abdominal scars, gives a stronger repair as the divarication is repaired first, the hernia is repaired with a laparoscopic mesh, and an abdominoplasty is carried out as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to have tubal reversal with a umbilical hernia repair? and is tummy tucks insured or payed half?
Possible: It's definitely possible to have tubal reversal with a hernia repair together: depending on how big/complicated the hernia is your tubal surgeon may be able to do both, or it might require a general surgeon to do the hernia. I do not know your insurance or insurance plans in CA but nationwide most insurers do NOT cover elective plastic surgery at all. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have no incurance having a tummy tuck with a groin hernia repair. A general surgeon is assisting in hernia repair. Average cost of general surgeon?
I got a full tummy tuck and hernia repair and liposution 4 months ago and my belly still look 5 months pregnant what can I do to get a flat stomache.
Abdominal exercises: limit simple carbohydrates like white bread, pasta. abdominal and aerobic exercises ...Read more
Sometimes: Depending on the type and size of the hernia, these procedures may sometimes come together very nicely; other times, not so much. I recommend that you see a hernia surgeon to see if you are a candidate; they can then coordinate your care with a plastic surgeon if it is feasible. Word of caution: while your insurance will pay for the hernia repair, the aesthetic procedures are not covered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I need to find a surgeon in oregon that is able or willing to repair a femoral hernia at the same time as a tummy tuck!?
Gen +plastic surgeon: Femoral hernias can be technically challenging to repair and are not necessarily encountered in the course of a tummy tuck repair unlike central or umbilical hernias. I would recommend getting two surgeons who are willing to work together. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more
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