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I Had Body Jet/Aqualipo 6 Days Ago on Upper Lower Abs, Flanks. When Will Swelling Go Down?

I know there should be swelling and I wear my compression garment. But I did not consider I would not be able to fit into my cloths. The waist was tight on my cloths prior to the lipo but now I cannot get into my cloth. Any idea as to when the swelling will subside enough to wear my prior pants. I need to go back to work (office) tomorrow. thanks

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Aquashape, Body Jet, Water Liposuction: Post op swelling

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You may be retaining fluid after the liposuction procedure.  You should check your weight with your pre-procedure weight.  You may find you are retaining fluid.  This is common and may need a diuretic to eliminate the extra fluid.
 


Charlotte Plastic Surgeon
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Swelling after liposuction

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You should have been placed in a liposuction garment that was very snug.  This would allow you to wear clothing more easily over the top.  Also I recommend that the patient take the following week off from work.

Robert Whitfield, MD, FACS
Austin Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

I Had Body Jet/Aqualipo 6 Days Ago on Upper Lower Abs, Flanks. When Will Swelling Go Down?

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Hi, thank you for your question.  The worst swelling is usually in the first week.  Especially with the Body Jet, you retain more fluids the first few days.  Typically by 10 - 14 days you should see a lot of the initial swelling go down.  You will see continued improvement for months.

Rigo Mendoza, MD
Tampa Plastic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 24 reviews

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