This surgical procedure involves the removal of excess fat and skin from the abdomen. A tummy tuck also involves tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall. Complications and side effects of the procedure include pain, swelling, numbness, bruising, and tiredness. Potential side effects include infection, bleeding, blood clots, insufficient healing, and scarring. Read more: Tummy Tuck ( Abdominoplasty) Article
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Obesity is the state of being well above one's normal weight. A person has traditionally been considered to be obese if they are more than 20% over their ideal weight. That ideal weight must take into account the person's height, age, sex, and build.
Malignant hyperthermia is a severe reaction to certain drugs that are often used during invasive procedures or surgery. Certain mutations in genes increase the risk of a person having malignant hyperthermia. Without prompt treatment, the complications of malignant hyperthermia can be life-threatening.
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