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hernia and diastasis wall

I had a few umbilicar hernia operations, the last surgery a mesh was placed in my stomic. Years later I noticed my stomic is geting larger and larger and it is very hard, I was told i need two doctors one for the hernia and the other for the diastasis abd wall. My questions are - 1 would my insurance pay? 2- Do you know of a good Doctor. - Is it a diffacult operation? ziagos
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Yes ---the information you sent was very helpful to me, thank you so much. Ziagos
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Repair of the hernia will be done by a gastro surgeon and diastasis of the abdominal wall(tummy tuck operation)will be done by a plastic surgeon.

Both are not very complicated procedures but it should be remembered that no surgery even if a minor one is full proof.Complications can arise in any.A partial abdominoplasty (Mini-Tuck Abdominoplasty) can be completed between 1 to 2 hours and a complete abdominoplasty can take 1 to 5 hours.Hernia repair is a simple procedure usually completed in a few hours.

You have to get it confirmed from your insurance company whether it will cover both the procedures or not. On average in the United States,Tummy tuck procedure can cost from USD$4,000 to as much as $20,000.

Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted if you have any additional doubts.

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