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How Long Does Liposuction Swelling Last
How long does the swelling last after liposuction? How long should I expect to have swelling after liposuction in my hips and legs? .
Liposuction surgery involves the use of hollow cannulas and suction devices used to remove adipose tissue; should not feel anything when the procedure is performed. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or ...Read more
How long after tumescent liposuction until I see the final results? How long do I have to wait for all the swelling to go down after my tumescent liposuction before I will see my final results? .
Does tumescent liposuction cause a lot of swelling? Does tumescent liposuction cause as much swelling as regular liposuction, or is it less? .
How much swelling will I have after chin liposuction? I've seen some people complaining that they looked worse after chin liposuction than before. Does it really cause that much swelling? .
Swelling is normal: You are suppose to have swelling after liposuction. During the first few days the area of liposuction appears bigger than before the surgery. Around the fifth day it reaches the original size. Around 70% of the swelling is gone by four weeks. It can take four months or longer for all the swellings to be gone. Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does massage help with swelling and faster healing after a body lift? I've heard that some people get lymphatic massages after liposuction to speed healing and reduce swelling. Does it help after a body lift as well? .
Post liposuction severe swelling, diet I had my abs and flanks done and I am very swollen a fews days post surgery. I expected swelling but I am so much so I am worried about taking off the compression garment b/c I don't know if it will get back on. I
Use your garment: Swelling is normal. Some times is quite severe but usually resolves. You should wear your garment as much as possible for the first two weeks. If it is too uncomfortable get the next size up but remember that once your swelling goes down you might need the other one. Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Forever: The fat you had removed will never return. The fat that remains behind can still increase in size if you gain weight, but that old fat is gone forever. Your skin however, will continue to age and you might want some sort of skin rejuvenation procedure down the road to maintain your youthful appearance. Be well. Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How long does pain last after chin liposuction? I've never had surgery, but friends who have seemed to be in pain for weeks. Does pain from chin liposuction last that long? .
How long does the pain last after liposuction? I can only arrange for help for a couple of days after my scheduled vaser liposuction. Will I be able to move around by myself without too much pain by then? .
You should be fine: Liposuction typically results in soreness rather than true pain. I have patients wear compression garments which help with swelling and discomfort. It is important not to do any strenuous activity for 4-6wks after lipo to decrease seroma and maximize results. However, you should be able to move around and perform daily activities within a day to two. Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How long will bruises last after chin liposuction? And will I be able to hide post-chin liposuction bruising with turtlenecks and makeup? .
Male belly lipo: Liposuction of the male waist can vary in the extent and may involve minimal recovery with return to work in one day or may be more extensive with a week off. The area may be tender for up to 3 months but light exercise may be resumed after 2 weeks. Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
No: 16 months later is too long to be related, check with your doctor for an answer, best wishes Read more
Is it true that liposuction of the abs and flanks take longer to see final results than other areas?
Relatively quickly: The recovery from liposuction will depend on the areas that were done. Most people will return to light activity and work within a couple of days. Four to six weeks before resuming normal exercise routines and rigorous activities. Http://www. Dassmd. Com/liposuction/index. Html. Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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