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    Default tell me about your tummy tuck

    I am considering one as i have very badly split stomach muscles (that isn't responding to physio) and loose skin - i hate it and it makes me feel gross.
    Anyway i'm just not sure so if you have had one could you please answer these questions for me:

    What was the recovery like?
    Did you get your stomach muscle sewn up and how is it - can you feel it (that sounds silly i just mean how does it feel does it go back to feeling normal or is a tight weird feeling)?
    Was it worth it? would you do it again if you had your time over?

    Thank you

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    Hi MothersMilk

    Sorry I havent had a Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), but I will be mid next year. I have been to one surgeon on the gold coast for a consultation and I will be going for another 2 in Brisbane next month and I'm so excited!!

    Do your research and its great if you can have a surgeon recommended to you because there's not that much info on the net about who is good or bad. Also make sure your surgeon is a Plastic Surgeon not a Cosmetic Surgeon, this ensures they are properly qualified in this type of surgery.

    I have posted a thread on this topic weeks ago but there doesnt seem to be anyone on bh who has had it done. From information I have read and information from the surgeon that I saw the Tummy Tuck is a very serious surgery, you should only get it done if you really can't live with what you have got (thats me haha). The recovery is worse than a c-section. You will not be able to stand or sit up straight for at least 5 days, you cannot sit in a car for a week unless you are being taken home from the hospital. Hospital stay should be 2 nights.

    The medicare rebate is approx $960, possibly more.

    Hope that helps x

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    Thank you

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    bumping this up one more time - surely more than one person out there knows something about tummy tucks?
    Any advice is much appreciated

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    Default tell me about your tummy tuck

    Mothers milk how did you go??? Did you have the surgery????

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    It was planned for march this year but then I had an unplanned pregnancy (currently 34 weeks) so have had to put the surgery on hold until next year.

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    Default tell me about your tummy tuck

    Oh wow really!! Well at least it happened before the surgery!! All the best for the up coming birth, very exciting!!
    My TT is in 2 very short weeks on Monday and I'm frantically scouring the net, BH and plastic surgery forums for advice!! Lol :-)

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    You lucky thing, how exciting!
    Please report back after you recover and tell me how it went.

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    Yes I'm very lucky!! Kind of feeling a bit guilty about it now it's so close but not enough to not not do it lol!
    I will report back :-)


 

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