26 Days Post Op Liposuction of Abd, Flanks, Thighs. How To Get Rid of Hardness From Water Retention?

My lower abdomen is hard. I was told is accumulation of water. How to get rid of that?

Doctor Answers 2

Liposuction and abdominal firmness

Most likely if your surgeon said it is hard from edema( swelling, it will take a few weeks for this to soften. It may take several months for the swelling to dissipate completely.

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Hardness post Lipo

Edema is the medical term for what you are experiencing. Edema goes away a lot quicker with compressions, it will take 6 weeks minimum or up to 6 months max.

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