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Is lipo safe in pregnancy?

Is lipo safe in pregnancy?

Are you nuts?: Your body is going to change a lot during and after pregnancy. If you really have to have liposuction, wait until at least 6 months after the baby is born. I suppose liposuction could be performed during pregnancy, but there would be risk involved due to the anesthetics used. I doubt you could find a reputable surgeon willing to do it. ...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 safe to get liposuction before pregnancy?

Is it safe to get liposuction before pregnancy?

OK before or after: It's your choice when as long as you're not currently pregnant. ...Read more

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What happens if u get pregnant after liposuction, could the fat removed return to the same place from gaining weight in pregnancy?

What happens if u get pregnant after liposuction, could the fat removed return to the same place from gaining weight in pregnancy?

Liposuction: Liposuction removes the fat cells. If you gain weight after liposuction, the weight will go to places in the body where fat cells remain. The remaining fat cells will enlarge. This can be the breasts or buttocks or thighs or abdominal omental fat. Some fat cells will still remain in an area that had liposuction, so they could enlarge as well. ...Read more

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I was taking lipo 6 diet pills and my pregnancy test just came back positive. Did I harm my baby?

No: Lipo 6 is considered a supplement, not a drug. There should be no risk, but don't take it anymore. ...Read more

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I've been taking lipo 6 diet pill and my home pregnancy test just came back positive. Did I harm my baby?

I've been taking lipo 6 diet pill and my home pregnancy test just came back positive. Did I harm my baby?

Hopefully not but...: Looking at the ingredients in Lipo 6, like most medicines there has been little research on their safety in pregnancy and it is thus advised to avoid while pregnant. However, the odds are good your baby will be fine, esp. since you have not taken it very long during this pregnancy. But please tell your obstetrician about it so he or she is aware and can monitor for potential problems. ...Read more

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M unmarried if i do liposuction on arms. Then in future during pregnancy when there is weight gain will d fat come back?

M unmarried if i do liposuction on arms. Then in future during pregnancy when there is weight gain will d fat come back?

Not likely to return: If you experience normal weight gain during pregnancy the fat is unlikely to return. If however you gain significantly more than your ideal body weight (~20%) in true fat accumulation then it is possible for the fat to return in areas that were suctioned ...Read more

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Can you still have a baby after getting lipo and a tummy tuck, or will there be complications as your pregnancy gets huge?

Can you still have a baby after getting lipo and a tummy tuck, or will there be complications as your pregnancy gets huge?

No complications: You may normal pregnancy-delivery after either procedure. It is usually recommended to complete your pregnancies prior to having a tummy tuck, as there may be more stretching of the midline with each term, resulting in more laxity which can be addressed by tummy tuck. Lipo has less implications, as it is limited to the subdermal fat deposits, having nothing to do with pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is stomach liposuction safe?

Is stomach liposuction safe?

Tummy Lipo: Only IN PERSON evaluation by a board certified Plastic Surgeon can determine if you are a suitable candidate for abdominal liposuction. ...Read more

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Is lipo 3 fat burner safe to take for long time?

Is lipo 3 fat burner safe to take for long time?

No studies: Most fat burners have very little safety data available, especially in regards to long term use. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more