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Can I Get My Tubes Tied At The Same Time As A Tummy Tuck
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
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
Can I have breast implants at the same time as my tummy tuck? Is it possible and/or advisable to have breast implants at the same time as my tummy tuck?
Yes, but: A given plastic surgeon may legitimately feel the answer is 'no' especially once individual circumstances are considered. Both procedures have post-op pain, but the physiological burden for a healthy patient is not too much. I have done the augmentation thru the tummy tuck incision under certain circumstances... ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Yes, but....: You can if a gynecologist joins the operation but i recommend against it. Entering the abdominal cavity during surgery increases the risk of blood clots and other more dangerous, but less common risks of the operation. Doing the two operations at separate times decreases the overall risk. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can a mommy makeover get rid of stretch marks? After having two kids, my body isn't the same as it used to be. I have stretch marks on my upper thighs and all over my stomach and love handles. I would like to get a tummy tuck, but can a mommy makeover als
Possibly.: Removal of stretch marks will require direct skin excision. For example, stretch marks that are present along the lower abdominal wall may very well be removed during tummy tuck surgery. Of coarse, in person consultation with board certified plastic surgeons will be your best option for precise advice. Ask to see lots of examples of their work and communicate your goals clearly. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Possibly.: Combination surgical procedures are done on a routine basis. However, it is best to evaluate each patient on an individualized basis. During this consultation process, after a complete history and physical, the safety of combining these surgical procedures becomes of paramount importance. Plastic surgeon, anesthesia provider, duration of surgery, surgery facility all important considerations. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I'm getting a C-section and getting my tubes tied at the same time, i heard it's not as "affective" as waiting 6 weeks then getting it done?
How big is the scar from a tummy tuck procedure, and where will the scar be? I have not been able to wear a bikini in ten years, because my belly is very unattractive due to three pregnancies in a row. My friend suggested that i get a tummy tuck, but i am
incision: Incision for a tummy tuck procedure generally goes from hip to hip within the waistline, and is generally well hidden underneath clothing and even a bathing suit. There is a another incision around the bellybutton which also can be well hidden and inconspicuous. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Why?: You probably can, but why? Best not to combine elective surgery with medically necessary surgery. What if the rare circumstance arises where 1 complicates the other? If the concern is the downtime or 2nd anesthesia, then i'm not sure it warrents the risk of doing the 2 together. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Can a rhinoplasty be done at the same time as other cosmetic procedures? My plastic surgeon is going to give me cheek implants during my surgery next month. I really want to get a rhinoplasty at the same time so that I do not have to go under the knife tw
I had a breast implant surgery and a tummy tuck in 2008. Can i get pregnant with the implant and tummy tuck or should I get the implants removed before getting pregnant?
I've had two c-sections that left a pretty sizeable scar. If i had a tummy tuck, could they go through the existing scar so i don't get another?
My tubes are tied i've taken a pregnancy test i'm pregnant i want to keep the baby how much time do I have to get my tubes untied right away or a day?
Can I have my upper hips lipsuctioned at the same time I have butt augmentation? My upper hips have a lot of extra fat. Can I have that lipsuctioned at the same time i get a butt augmentation?
Will a mini tummy tuck ruin my tattoo? I have an elaborate and colorful tattoo that runs along the side of my abdomen. If i get a mini tummy tuck, will the tattoo be affected?
Can I use endermologie after pregnancy? I'm having a baby in a few months, and i'm afraid the skin on my stomach won't shrink back after i deliver. Can endermologie get rid of the extra fat and skin on my abdomen after I have the baby?
I : I am afraid that endermologie will do little to help your skin shrink or to lose fat in that area. ...Read more
Possibly: While tubal ligation is one of the most effective methods of birth control, it can fail - even after years and years. If there is any suspicion of a pregnancy, a test should be done and if positive, a transvaginal ultrasound should be done to locate the pregnancy. There is a 30 % chance after tubal ligation that the pregnancy is outside the uterus. ...Read more
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