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parshp
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Hi, I am scheduled for a LipoTuck procedure that included tummy tuck and lipo around the thigh areas. I am not a large woman. 5'6'' and 150lbs.
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drganchi


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Wayne, NJ
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  Liposuction can be safely combined with Tummy Tuck
May 19, 2010 8:24 PM

Having a tummy tuck and liposuction of the thighs is common and safe. There can be some safety concerns when liposuction of the abdomen is combined with tummy tuck. I almost always (more)
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May 19, 2010 10:48 AM

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parshp
houston, TX
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May 19, 2010 12:50 PM

Hi, sorry. What are your thoughts on combing the lipo with the tuck. I don't need much skin removed as I am not terribly large just have some loose skin after 2 c sections? Do I risk necrosis by combining the two. I am also undergoing the procedure under IV sedation on an outpatient basis. Any thoughts on that?



 



 

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