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Would A Tummy Tuck Put My Belly Button Back To Where It Should Be
Keep it where it is: Generally speaking the tummy tuck does not change the position of the belly button but moves the surrounding skin around the belly button. See the attached diagram. On rare occasions, the umbilicus can be "floated" to reposition but this is not a common technique. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Can a belly button be repaired during a mini tummy tuck? Ever since i was a kid, I have not liked the way my belly button looks. I think it is kind of distracting even on my somewhat flabby belly, it has a weird bubbly look. Can mini tummy tuck make my be
With an umbilical hernia would it kill to be doing like arch backs and back bends? Would it stil out around the belly button?
Likely no: An umbilical hernia is a weakness of the abdominal wall at the umbilical region. Bending activities will likely have no affect on the hernia. A hernia will naturally cause a lump or bulge at the hernia site. See a doctor for an examination before doing excess exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a scar on my stomach from a surgery which goes through my abodmen will i be able to reduce it and have a belly button? Also how does it cost?
Likely from infancy: Probably for correction of congenital problem such as omphalocele, gastroschisis or exstrophy. I which case a pediatric surgeon, pediatric urologist or plastic surgeon could book this as a revision of original problem ; would be covered by medical insurance. Not sure about nhs in uk. A faux belly button could be made at same time. Enquire at great ormond st. Children's hospital in london.Good luck. ...Read more
I have a protrusion right above my belly button and when i push on it i can feel it go back to normal position, is this an umbilical hernia?
Most likely: You are probably right. It may be a variant of an umbilical hernia, with a weakening of the muscle right above the belly button. In any event, the treatment is a simple operation that can close the weak spot and prevent more serious problems from occurring. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had gall bladder surgery a month ago. My belly button was an innie but is now an outie. When will it go back to normal? Can I do something to help?
Not sure: If you had the "outie" directly after surgery, it may be how the surgeon put the incision back together, and the only way to fix it is another surgery (only needed for cosmetic reasons). If it was an "innie" after surgery, but all of a sudden is an "outie", then you may have a hernia related to the surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will i need to deal with my navel hernia before a panniculectomy? I'm considering a panniculectomy to remove some loose skin and fat from recent weight loss, however, I have a navel hernia. Can the doctor performing the tummy tuck also fix my hernia?
What to do if i want to have my belly flab removed and a breast reduction and that belly band put on my stomach.?
First things first: If you are over weight and need to have bariatric surgery - best to just do the lap-band or other bariatric (weight loss) procedure first. Then one does secondary reconstruction. ...Read more
I had my gallbladder removed through my belly button. My belly is swelling where the gallbladder use to be. Is that cause for concern?
I have a pain in my stomach close to my belly button is it possible I could have a hernia, though I'm a female, I went to lift weights the other day?
Could be a hernia: Pain in the center of the abdomen around the umbilical area could be muscular if the hernia is not obvious it could be a small one or it could be digestive like small bowel problem could cause pain in the same area for now specially in the abscesses of digestive symptoms you could use heat pad and take Motrin no improvement see your doctor ...Read more
I had a tummy tuck 5 yrs ago. They put my belly button back. Is it normal for my belly button to keep getting infected ?
Cyst or suture: Although delayed healing of the umbilicus is very common, once healed it will usually stay closed. Prolonged wound drainage may be an indication of a cyst or suture abscess for infection of permanent sutures used to repair the diastasis. If this does not respond to a course of antibiotics, removal of the suture could be a simple solution to your problem. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
No gym of lifting un: May have a hernia that is irreducible. Lifting could enhance the situation by causing more herniation causing a loop of bowel to add to the herniation . The bowel blood supply may be compromised causing the bowel segment to die and leek and thus cause a mayor infection,septicemia etc. emergency surgery will then be needed to take care of the problem and remove the dead intestine and attempt to r ...Read more
Can my outie be made into an innie during a mini tummy tuck? I hate my outie belly button. Can it be made into an “innie” during my mini tummy tuck procedure?
Often : Often the "outie" belly button is caused by a small hernia at the belly button that can be corrected at the same time as the mini tummy tuck... This outie more easily corrected during a full tummy tuck however... Examination by a plastic surgeon or general surgeon can help determine the best course of action for you "outie"! best of luck to you. Best of luck to you. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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
I have something that seems to be pushing out above my belly button. It's particularly bad after a big meal or if I am bloated. I can push on it and feel sort of a scrunching feelingand it pops back. Can it be hernia?
This : This could be an umbilical hernia. If it is enlarging or causing discomfort, you should at least have it evaluated with a physical examination. Watch for signs of hernia incarceration which can be marked increase in pain at the hernia, it would become hard at the hernia, and then an emergency doctor evaluation is needed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
3 months post umbilical hernia repair-is it safe to get a belly button piercing anytime soon? I just really wanted one by the summertime!
Go ahead: Once your surgical scars are healed, it should be fine to get a belly button piercing. The piercing doesn't affect what's going on inside at all. ...Read more
Had a belly button hernia surgery a year and a half ago is it common to have a mass under the belly button?
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