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Can a tummy tuck help a post-pregnancy belly? I recently gave birth to twin girls. Right now, I am five months postpartum, but none of the exercises that I am doing are helping get rid of my saggy belly skin. Can tummy tucks actually get rid of all this e

Can a tummy tuck help a post-pregnancy belly? I recently gave birth to twin girls. Right now, I am five months postpartum, but none of the exercises that I am doing are helping get rid of my saggy belly skin. Can tummy tucks actually get rid of all this e

Yes: Tummy tucks (witch hazel) or adominoplasty is great at rejuvenating the post oartum abdomen. This procedure will realign your rectis muscles in the midline limiting the diastasis typically created by your pregnancy as well as remove excess skin laxity and unsitely stretch marks. Remember, however, if you plan to having more children this will typically recur. ...Read more

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Can a tummy tuck help a post-pregnancy belly? I recently gave birth to twin girls. Right now, I am five months postpartum, but none of the exercises that I am doing are helping get rid of my saggy belly skin. Can tummy tucks actually get rid of all this e

Can a tummy tuck help a post-pregnancy belly? I recently gave birth to twin girls. Right now, I am five months postpartum, but none of the exercises that I am doing are helping get rid of my saggy belly skin. Can tummy tucks actually get rid of all this e

Yes: After pregnancy, particularly after twins, the skin and fascia of the abdomen have often been stretched beyond their ability to shrink back. Exercising the muscles will tighten them but won't remove the excess skin or separation that may exist between the muscles. A tummy tuck is a reliable way to get rid of the skin and tighten the fascia. See a board certified plastic surgeon for a consult. ...Read more

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Is generic witch hazel wipe with aloe as sensitive as tucks?

Is generic witch hazel wipe with aloe as sensitive as tucks?

Depends: Anything with witch hazel and alcohol should be avoided when used on one's bottom. Also avoid lanolin for adult use. ...Read more

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When doing chin tucks, what happens to the cervical spine?

When doing chin tucks, what happens to the cervical spine?

Nothing if-: -done properly. It only involves tightening of the skin & has no effect on the cervical spine. I have never seen this as a complication. ...Read more

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Do tummy tucks (witch hazel) have to be costly?

Varies...: Cost of surgery will vary from one practice to another and from one region to another. Much will depend on exactly what operation is being performed. Select your plastic surgeon based on quality/safety of work, not financial considerations primarily. ...Read more

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What are the dangers/side effects of tummy tucks (witch hazel)?

What are the dangers/side effects of tummy tucks (witch hazel)?

Many.: Some of the many risk/potential complications associated with tummy tuck surgery include: infection, bleeding, abnormal scarring, wound healing problems, asymmetry, tissue necrosis, intra-abdominal injury, deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and even death. Careful selection of plastic surgeon, anesthesia provider, and surgical facility all very important. ...Read more

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Any suggestions / hints for toning abs for those who have already had tummy tucks (witch hazel)?

Usual Exercises: You will find that the usual exercises helpful in toning the abdominal wall will be the same that will be useful after tummy tuck surgery. For example, the use of planks and standard situps should do the job. Careful attention to a balanced/healthy diet will also be important. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there an inexpensive non-prescription wipe other than tucks (witch hazel)?

Witch hazel: Tucks pads contain witch hazel as the active ingredient. You can get this in generic form and some cotton pads. This should work fine. Tucks shouldn't be used as wipes. They should keep in contact with hemorrhoids to reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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Is there an inexpensive non-prescription medicine other than tucks (witch hazel)?

Tucks (witch hazel): TUCKS Medicated Cooling Pads contain witch hazel which can provide temporary relief but some doctors don't recommend them due to potential drying effects on skin. ...Read more

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