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Lipo Myoden Injections
I got a B12 Lipo shot about two months ago and at the injection sight I got a knot followed by numbness & pain...will this work itself out over time?
Possibly/probably: Sometimes there is more trauma than expected from an injection. The site becomes inflamed and as it heals, firmer scar tissue is laid down. This process may be slightly painful. It can persist for a surprisingly long time. .. often a year, sometimes even longer. But almost always, as time passes it becomes less and less symptomatic. Hope it calms down sooner rather than later for you. Stay well:) ...Read more
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
Butt enhancement is increasingly being done with fat injections. Silicone implants for buttock augmentation are riddled with problems. In my own practice I have exclusively been performing the brazilian butt lift for at least 7 years. Silicone injections to the buttocks are not an option. They are not fda approved and dangerous.
Dr. Ricardo rodriguez
baltimore, maryland. ...Read more
Is it safe to use lipotropic injections to lose weight. What are the sides effects of using laser lipo to lose weight.
Safe but...: Probably not effective. Laser lipo side effects can include: contour irregularities, seromas (bloody collections), sagging skin, inadequate fat removal, burns, blisters and/or scarring. There are non invasive, safer alternatives available, including laser fat loss and RF fat loss machines, to name a few. Eating less, eating healthier and exercising more also can go a long way. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I live in blountstown, fl and I'm trying to find a clinic that prescribes adipex and does lipo-b injections.
Use "Find a Doctor": On the healthtap site, click "find a doctor" on the menu on the left side of the screen. Type "adipex", "phentermine", "bariatrics", or "weight loss" in the search box; and type "blountstown" or "florida" in the location box. If that search doesn't bring up any names, one can try a google search with similar words. Good luck! ...Read more
I had epidural injection in back 6 months ago and would like lipo in my stomach. Will it hurt the epidural will the lipo damage the injection
The: The needle and all the medication that was injected has been out of your body for 6 months. ...Read more
Direct Fat Removal: Liposuction, as the name says, is the removal of fat with a vacuum. Small incisions are made, and a canula (hollow tube) is inserted under the skin, into the fat. A hole, or holes, near the end of the tube remove fat by sucking it out. A balanced salt solution with local anesthesia and epinephrine is injected prior to surgery to reduce discomfort and bruising. Consult a board certified specialist. ...Read more
Liposuction pricing: The cost of liposuction will vary depending on a number of factors. These include surgeon's fees, facility fees, and anesthesia fees. Each of these costs depend on how many areas are treated and how long the procedure will take. Also, whether this is performed in a hospital or outpatient setting and the type of anesthesia (local with sedation or general anesthesia) will also determine pricing. ...Read more
Nature of Fat:
Fat cells are simply storage containers for excess fuel. They expand and contract based on your diet and exercise. To a certain extent, you are responsible for the size of the fat cell.
Fat cells normally do not replicate. Their number and location is determined by genetics. Placement of your fat cells determines your shape.
Removal of fat cells is permanent and changes your shape as a result! ...Read more
Very safe: Tumescent liposuction performed while awake is very safe. If one avoids general anesthesia, risks are minimized. Deaths are extremely rate with this type of liposuction, mostly due to the reduced risks of dvts (deep vein thrombosis) and pes (pulmonary emboli). Infection and bleeding are also reduced with this method. A well trained and experienced cosmetic surgeon should use this method. ...Read more
Choose right surgeon: Liposuction is a very safe operation if performed by a abps-certified plastic surgeon in accredited facility. Doctors who do not have complete plastic surgical training (dermatologists that call themselves cosmetic surgeons, for example) often take a 2-day course or spend time with another non-plastic surgeon to "learn" liposuction, and do this in a non-accredited or under local anesthesia. Bad! ...Read more
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
Risks of lipo: Liposuction is real surgery and carries a small risk of complications. Risks of surgery include bleeding and bruising, infection, multiple small scars, fluid collections, asymmetry, contour irregularities, and blood clots. Risks are often dependent on your current medical condition. Please discuss with your board certified plastic surgeon. Http://www. Dassmd. Com/liposuction/index. Html. ...Read more
LS risk: Yes! Any surgery carries the risk of death. This can happen from anesthesia but if very unlikely if you are healthy and your anesthesiologist is trained/experienced. You could also develop clots in your legs which could break off and travel to your lungs and kill you. This risk is higher in smokers, obese people, those with history of clots or those on hormone treatments. ...Read more
Facial fat: Small cannulas are used to remove fat selectively from areas in the face where it is not wanted such as under the chin. Chin straps are then used to help the skin shrink so it doesn't sag. These may not be needed in the mid-face. More often we discourage fat removal in the face since it naturally disappears as one ages. Fat removal in the face can accelerate aging so be careful! ...Read more
It reduces swelling: Compression after surgery controls swelling. After surgery the body adds fluid to the area of liposuction. Compression helps to limit this influx of fluid. There is no universal agreement on the length of time that compression is needed. There are some surgeons that use it for a short time and some use it for a long time. Good results are obtained by both groups. ...Read more
Yes: If liposuction is performed too close to the skin, there is a risk of contour irregularity and disfigurement. A good way to determine if your doctor is qualified to perform the procedure is to inquire as to whether or not they have privileges to perform liposuction in a hospital. If they are only performing this procedure in their office and are not credentialed to perform it in a hospital beware. ...Read more
Liposuction reshapes the body and improves its proportions through the removal of excess fat. Liposuction allows you to achieve the desired contouring on almost any area of the body: hips, thighs, buttocks, abdomen, waist, back, legs, arms, neck, and chin.
The procedure will remove the excess skin and tighten and suspend the underlying tissues in order to restore a smoother, lifted appearance. ...Read more
Any surg has risks: The benefits of the surgery must be evaluated by you and your physician (s). Every surgery has risks. But a qualified surgeon, qualiied anesthesiologist-nurse anesthetist, nursing staff must be in place before you consider an elective surgery. Most of the time, liposuction surgery goes very well and patients are pleased. The contours of our body may be more to your body shape. Please research. ...Read more