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Is it weird to be extra hungry the first few weeks after liposuction?

Is it weird to be extra hungry the first few weeks after liposuction?

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 more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Liposuction (Definition)

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


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Is it normal to gain 4 7 lbs in the first few days after liposuction?

Is it normal to gain 4 7 lbs in the first few days after liposuction?

Possible: I'm assuming you mean 4-7 lbs. This can be from the tumescent fluid and/or the fluids that are administered intravenously during surgery. Usually this weight gain is very temporary. ...Read more

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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? .

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?

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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 more

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How soon after hip replacement can I have another surgery like liposuction? I can't have the lipo first due to emergency hip replace needed

How soon after hip replacement can I have another surgery like liposuction? I can't have the lipo first due to emergency hip replace needed

6 months: At least 6 months. The person you want to ask that question is the orthopedic surgeon doing the hip replacement. He/she should make the call. Also, the ortho doc will probably cover you with antibiotics to prevent infection of the hip replacement. Also make sure the liposuction doc knows about the hip replacement. ...Read more

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Is liposuction a good option for me right now? I am within a normal weight range for my height, but i would like to remove some of the excess fat in my abdomen. I’m not yet 35, and want some results and a flat stomach through liposuction. .

Is liposuction a good option for me right now? I am within a normal weight range for my height, but i would like to remove some of the excess fat in my abdomen. I’m not yet 35, and want some results and a flat stomach through liposuction.

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Liposuction : Liposuction is a great option for people who are normal weight and wish to remove fat from some "stubborn" areas. It is a body contouring procedure and not a weight loss procedure. To get the best results you should not have extra skin or a lot of stretch marks in the area. If that is the case, then you should also consider a tummy tuck. ...Read more

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Can I have laser liposuction if I have diabetes and kidney problems? I would like to have it performed on a few areas of body as I have read some positive things about it. First i need to know if having my health conditions precludes me from having laser

Possibly.: Patients with medical “problems” are sometimes able to undergo elective plastic surgical procedures. These patients should have the medical conditions under good control; evaluation by their family practitioners/ internist is important prior to proceeding. This pre-operative “clearance” will provide your plastic surgeon with helpful information. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can the type of anesthesia used during abdominal liposuction affect the recovery i experience after the surgery? I am thinking about having abdominal liposuction for some excess fat around my back/bra line. Is it common to just use local anesthesia for th

Can the type of anesthesia used during abdominal liposuction affect the recovery i experience after the surgery? I am thinking about having abdominal liposuction for some excess fat around my back/bra line. Is it common to just use local anesthesia for th

See below: The plastic surgeon will probably request a general anesthetic for the procedure. The anesthetic drugs used will be gone very quickly and will not affect your recovery. The pain medications that the surgeon orders will be more important in your recovery. Local anesthesia on its own is not likely to be used. ...Read more

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I feel like a fat person with a skinny guys body. I hate it. If i get facial liposuction will it permanetly get rid of the excess fat on my face?

I feel like a fat person with a skinny guys body. I hate it. If i get facial liposuction will it permanetly get rid of the excess fat on my face?

Be Careful: Be careful with your decision-making; as we age, fatty tissue in the facial area tends to help retain a youthful appearance. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I will have 2 surgery. 1 liposuction remove male breast 2 hip replacement. I want lipo first then hip. Any contradictions of done month or two apart?

Lipo first: I would assume that your orthopedic surgeon would prefer to have the lipo done first, so as not to infect the joint replacement. Ask both surgeons for advice. ...Read more

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had a uni skin sparing mastectomy with a free flap and nipple in the first surgery never had a second surgery for shaping, can liposuction be done on a breast that had microsurgery?

 had a uni skin sparing mastectomy with a free flap and nipple in the first surgery never had a second surgery for shaping, can  liposuction be done on a breast that had microsurgery?

Lipo Breast Shaping: Yes Lipo can be done following a micorvascular breast reconstruction, but preferably done by your surgeon or or one that has experience in breast reconstruction and is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery ...Read more

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Is large volume liposuction safe?

Large Vol Lipo: Large volume liposuction by definition is over 5 liters of fat removal. This type of operation needs to be done in a operating room hospital setting. This is due to large fluids shifts in the body. Plus at least 2 to 3 days recovery in the hospital is needed. These operations are quite lengthy in the 5 hours + ranges. Plus the costs are near $20,000. Best to see boarded Plastic Surgeons... ...Read more

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What amount does liposuction cost?

Cost of Liposuction: Cost can vary for each individual based on what areas you want liposuctioned. The cost can also differ based on your location and surgeon's expertise. ...Read more

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What can I do to pay for liposuction?

Paying for surgery: Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that will need to be paid for prior to the procedure. Insurance will not cover it. Most practices accept cash, credit cards, and also offer financing. http://www.dassmd.com/cost-of-plastic-surgery/index.html. ...Read more

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Can liposuction cause fat to relocate?

Can liposuction cause fat to relocate?

No: If you gain weight after liposuction , areas of the body that have fat tissue will store it there. ...Read more

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Is liposuction a very common procedure?

Liposuction: It depends, since this procedure is usually cosmetic and and the economy is not great-i would think it is more likely done in communities that are upper middle class and upper class communities.That said, it relatively common. It is important that a patient seeks a certified plastic surgeon or cosmetic surgeon. Please get more than one opinion and thoroughly research the qualifications of the drs. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Increased Appetite (Definition)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than ...Read more