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Is It Normal To Gain 4 7 Lbs In The First Few Days After Liposuction
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
Do I have to be a normal weight to qualify for tumescent liposuction? I am about 10% overweight. Can i still have tumescent liposuction, or do I have to be a normal weight first?
May be.: It is possible that you may be a candidate for liposuction surgery; a precise answer would require in-person consultation. Best to achieve your long-term stable weight prior to proceeding, but you may be close enough. The quality of skin elasticity overlying the areas of concern will also be important to a successful outcome. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 22 years old and I have a steady weight of 145 lbs. I want 10 lbs off my tummy. Will liposuction cause weight gain and will less liposuction cause less weight gain in untreated areas?
Good question!: When fat is removed from an area it does not regenerate there. If you gain weight, it will not return to where the fat was removed but build up in other areas. Patients must appreciate this because weight gain can cause significant changes in other areas of the body; back, arms, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not necessarily: Feeling excess hunger after liposuction does not occur commonly, but i wouldn't characterize it as "weird". Sometimes after recovering from trauma the body has an increased demand for nutrition during the healing process. This can lead to increase in appetite to provide extra needed calories. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Healing: Itching after liposuction is generally part of the healing process as your skin tightens and recovers and sensation comes back to normal. Fat does not come back in an area treated with lipo, the fat cells are permanently removed (not all cells are removed and it is possible to gain some weight back in areas treated, but more likely to store in other areas). http://www.omahacosmeticsurgery.com ...Read more
What happens if I gain weight after having Vaser liposuction? I've heard that with traditional liposuction if you gain weight later, you'll get fat deposits in areas where you didn't have lipo. Is it the same with Vaser liposuction?
Don't gain weight: Liposuction with any modality is to help improve discrete areas of problematic fat that do not respond to diet and exercise. Liposuction is not a substitute for diet and exercise. You would have to gain significant weight after any lipo for the weight gain to appear abnormal or unnatural. The point is that you shouldn't have lipo if you can not commit to a sustainable healthy lifestyle. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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