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Not usually: However if you have gained a significant amount of weight, you may be putting undue stress on your diastasis repair which could be associated with umbilical pain or you may have a hernia. I would discuss with your surgeon, you may need to perform diagnostic imaging. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Moderately painful : Any surgery that involves cutting or sewing muscle tends to be somewhat painful. Most tummy tucks (witch hazel) will also include muscle tightening. Patients generally manage the pain quite well with a medication such as vicodin. I've never had a patient tell me that the pain was so significant that she regrets having the surgery. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Will a mini tummy tuck get rid of stretch marks? I have bad stretch marks on my lower abdomen from my two pregnancies. Will a mini tummy tuck remove them?
Yes. : If you allow your foot to function "flat" as an adult, it can often progress to a more painful, flatter foot over months to years. This may be due to posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, or pttd. Check with your doctor: you may need custom inserts, an ankle brace, or surgery to prevent further deformity and pain. ...Read more
Yes/no and yes: It will not repair stretch marks that are not included in the skin that is removed. And yes, you can get pregnant but it will undo some of your tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). So, maybe finish with having children before this surgery? (Some surgeons require that before they will do this surgery). Be well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably won't have: A significant impact.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many Causes: There are many reasons why patients may have a “hard lump” after tummy tuck surgery. Physical examination will be key when making a diagnosis; your plastic surgeon will be your best resource. Some common causes include abnormal scarring, suture reaction, fat necrosis... ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Losing Weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
What to do.: There is no such thing as spot fat loss. You would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating healthfully, being physically active and making sure that calories burned exceed calories consumed.However you can improve your appearance by toning your abs. To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse crunches, . ...Read more
Large hernia above belly button. Surgery refused. Can push some in so tummy is flat,I stand it returns straight away,can exercise help me look normal?
Several factors: There are hernias and there are conditions of weakened muscles such as rectus diasti. Depending on your muscle tone, weight, body habitus etc. you may be able to do some toning that will help, but often if very large, surgery may be needed. Not sure if the surgeon refused or you the patient? Best to see the surgeon and get recommendations on how to treat best. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There really isn't : Such a thing as spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
No: No.Get a more detailed answer ›