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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 6 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
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 (witch hazel) 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 4 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 4 more doctor answers