Should I Wear Both Compression Garments for 4-6 Weeks as Instructed?

  • SkylarFuller
  • 1 year ago

I just recently did the Micro Body Contouring done on my upper and lower abs, armpit areas and chin/neck area.  I fell into the group of being 20lbs from my "ideal" body weight and just could not get rid of the last of my fat, so I got it removed. Now the gauze wrap on my chin seems pointless, as well as my arms but I am worried about my abdomen.  I get nauseous every time I go to take it off and the first time I did my tummy was awkwardly flat and when I touched it I felt a lump move around. This may all seem normal and I may be way too paranoid, but has anyone ever experienced the nausia?  Also I was given a compression garment with the straps and opening at the bottom and an additional 4 inch thick foam compression wrap.  Is the foam wrap really necessary after 3 days? Any answers or stories will help!  Thank you!

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Hi there, welcome!

I have read, mostly in the Tummy Tuck forum, that taking the garment off can cause dizziness and nausea, I guess from the pressure it has been putting on your abdomen. Have you talked to your doctor about it, to make sure it is normal?

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Not yet, my follow up is on Friday so I was just going to wait until then. I finally have taken it off to shower and such and I do still get pretty dizzy. I will definitely inquire about it on Friday
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Let us know what the doctor says and what advice he gives!

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