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Is it advisable to have a tummy tuck along with hernia surgery?

my mother is 53 years old... she needs hernia operation and the fat has to be removed from the tummy... the hernia is big and the doctor said the tummy has to be operated 36 inches.. i am from bangalore.. please suggest a good surgeon to do the hernia and tummy tuck at same time.. prithi vijay
Mon, 6 Oct 2014
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Both procedures can be taken together. There is no problem with surgeries taken together but postoperative recovery is slightly delayed which is normal.
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