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Swollen flanks after tummy tuck and liposuction

  • RENO, NV
  • 4 years ago

I had a tummy tuck and lipo to the flanks on March 22n and it doesn't look like my flank area has changed they still bulge out on the sides. My dr told me that it takes up to 3 months for the swelling in the flanks to go down. Is this true cause I look like a mushroom top.

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5 months ago I had a tummytuck with lipo on my flanks, and yes, I loved the results. But in the past month, I have noticed the flanks are growing back. How can this be when lipo is permanent and I have gained minimal weight since the procedure. I excercise regularly...Any insightss appreciated as I am frustrated!
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According to most plastic surgeons, swelling can take two to three months to resolve. Please keep us posted on how you're healing.

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