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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

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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 Dermatologist
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Liposuction and seroma

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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
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Seroma last after inner thigh liposuction

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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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