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Does chronic glomerulonephritis increase the risk of facial swelling following lower face lift surgery?

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Dr. Larry Nichter
Cosmetic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Facelift Swelling

Any medical condition causing swelling can increase edema following a facelift.
Your pmd should be part of the team looking after you making sure you are in optimal condition and a good candidate for plastic surgery.

In brief: Facelift Swelling

Any medical condition causing swelling can increase edema following a facelift.
Your pmd should be part of the team looking after you making sure you are in optimal condition and a good candidate for plastic surgery.
Dr. Larry Nichter
Dr. Larry Nichter
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Dr. Richard Galitz
Facial Plastic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Renal disease

Yes, anyone with renal disease has a greater chance of postoperative swelling even from routine uncomplicated surgery.
Expect this and beware.

In brief: Renal disease

Yes, anyone with renal disease has a greater chance of postoperative swelling even from routine uncomplicated surgery.
Expect this and beware.
Dr. Richard Galitz
Dr. Richard Galitz
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

This will increase systemic swelling and will likely be reflected in additional fullness when compared to a individual without this condition.

In brief: Yes

This will increase systemic swelling and will likely be reflected in additional fullness when compared to a individual without this condition.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. David Abramson
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Facelift swelling

Any medical condition can increase your risk of swelling or other problems.
You need to have your primary care physician or nephrologist involved in your post op care.

In brief: Facelift swelling

Any medical condition can increase your risk of swelling or other problems.
You need to have your primary care physician or nephrologist involved in your post op care.
Dr. David Abramson
Dr. David Abramson
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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: It can

If your renal function is poor, it can exacerbate routine postop swelling.

In brief: It can

If your renal function is poor, it can exacerbate routine postop swelling.
Dr. Barry Cohen
Dr. Barry Cohen
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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Yes

With or without recent surgery, any problem that reduces the abilities of the kidneys will cause swelling or edema.
Cosmetic surgery is so far down the list of medical help if suffering with nephritis. Call your renal specialist, now!

In brief: Yes

With or without recent surgery, any problem that reduces the abilities of the kidneys will cause swelling or edema.
Cosmetic surgery is so far down the list of medical help if suffering with nephritis. Call your renal specialist, now!
Dr. David Schleimer
Dr. David Schleimer
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