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How Long Will Seroma Last After Inner Thigh Liposuction?

I had inner thigh lipo now I have a seroma how long will it last?

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Seroma after liposuction

The collection of lymphatic fluid in one area, known as a seroma, may take months to resolve spontaneously.  Compression with a garment or elastic dressing that your physician can help demonstrate for you, might provide benefit.

Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
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Liposuction and seroma

Seromas are very unusual after liposuction. I am guessing you had some form of technqiue that was not traditional liposuction becuae the sseroma rate is much higher.  Personally I have never seen it with "straight" tradtional liposuction. I have seen it with combined open procedures like a tummy tuck but not lipo alone.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Seroma last after inner thigh liposuction

Without drainage the seroma can last for months. Local area massages can help or even ultrasound external therapies directly to the area.

Good Luck Dr. B

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