Typically liposuction will have some mild to moderate discomfort associated with it for about 4-6 weeks. In answering your question I assume you feel you are on a "normal" post operative course and that your swelling is receeding as well. A massage technique caleed "lymphatic massage" can be done to decompress the post operative tissue. Patient satisfaction is very high and most people feel it offered some pain relief. If you are over 3 days post op you can consider antiinflammatories such as Advil, or Naprosyn. Good luck with your recovery
What Can Be Done to Take Care of Soreness Around the Knees After Liposuction?
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