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Does it make sense to get a liposuction just before getting pregnant?

Does it make sense to get a liposuction just before getting pregnant?

No: I would strongly recommend you wait until after pregnancy before you consider any type of body contouring procedure. Your body will change with pregnancy and may require a different contouring procedure such as an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Liposuction (Definition)

Liposuction surgery involves the use of hollow cannulas and suction devices used to remove adipose tissue; should not feel anything when the procedure is performed. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or ...Read more


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Do you think it could be a waste to get liposuction before getting pregnant?

Do you think it could be a waste to get liposuction before getting pregnant?

May be.: If you are planning on pregnancies in the near future, best to wait on having any type of body contouring surgery at this point. Complete pregnancies, achieve a long-term stable weight, and then evaluate to see whether you will need the help of a plastic surgeon to achieve your goals. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does liposuction interfere with getting pregnant?

No: Liposuction only removes some of the excess fat- it is superficial and has nothing to do with ability to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have liposuction before getting pregnant and having a baby?

Yes.: Liposuction surgery should not in any way complicate pregnancy. However, i suggest my patients (for optimal long-term outcomes) postpone any type of body contouring surgery if they are planning on having pregnancies in the near future. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get liposuction before pregnancy?

Is it safe to get liposuction before pregnancy?

OK before or after: It's your choice when as long as you're not currently pregnant. ...Read more

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What happens if u get pregnant after liposuction, could the fat removed return to the same place from gaining weight in pregnancy?

What happens if u get pregnant after liposuction, could the fat removed return to the same place from gaining weight in pregnancy?

Liposuction: Liposuction removes the fat cells. If you gain weight after liposuction, the weight will go to places in the body where fat cells remain. The remaining fat cells will enlarge. This can be the breasts or buttocks or thighs or abdominal omental fat. Some fat cells will still remain in an area that had liposuction, so they could enlarge as well. ...Read more

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Hello, I just have 1 question. What is the youngest age I can get help getting pregnant from my gp?

Hello, I just have 1 question. What is the youngest age I  can get help getting pregnant from my gp?

Ask your GP :): Your profile says you are 21 years old and live in Australia: I don't know if there are specific firm practices there regarding age, but in the US there is no "age cutoff" that's universally observed. Many GP and OB doctors, and most specialists (myself included) would talk to a young woman and go thru testing if it seemed appropriate. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Are my chances of getting pregnant just as likely if he didn't climax inside me? Could the "pre cum" get me pregnant? How likely is it?

Are my chances of getting pregnant just as likely if he didn't climax inside me? Could the "pre cum" get me pregnant? How likely is it?

See below: Chances of getting pregnant certainly are much greater if ejaculation occurred, especially if around your mid-cycle "fertile window" with ovulation. Also, sometimes men ejaculate semen/sperm without being aware of it. As for "pre-cum", in some men it has been shown to contain viable sperm and, even though in smaller concentrations than in a normal ejaculate, the potential for impregnation exists. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more