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Back in the seventies I had gallbladder surgery which left a 10 inch scar on the...

Q:

Back in the seventies I had gallbladder surgery which left a 10 inch scar on the upper part of my abdomen. Subsequently I had a tubal ligation which left a two inch scar below my navel, and then had a partial hysterectomy which left four tiny scars from the laser surgery. I have lost 60 pounds and have a lot of loose skin that hangs down to my thighs. I want to have a tummy tuck. Can it be done with my extensive surgical history?

A:

Yes, the surgery can be done with no increased risk to you than the average person without your history. Other medical conditions such as diabetes, etc. may interfere with healing.

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