I have a huge concern. I have been wanting to get a tummy tuck but I am afraid because in the past when I had my three C-sections, my blood pressure dropped. Now that I had been researching, I know that is a side effect but it seems that 10 years back my doctors were not aware because they performed X-rays, blood work, etc., to see what was going on but everything used to come back normal. So I really want to know if I have a tummy tuck, would it happen again. I also got nausea with local anesthesia, is that normal too?
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By tummy tuck, you mean spinal anesthesia which you have undergone for all the C-sections, right? Note: Even though all your reports are normal, the basic nature of anesthesia is to reduce your blood pressure and heart rate. That is the phenomenon of anesthesia. It can happen to anyone and at any time. So, nothing to worry about it. Your anesthetist can easily manage your BP drops.
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