I am 1 week post procedure on abs and love handles. I am very small 5'2", 120 lbs. Still have complete numbness in treatment areas. Is this normal?
Coolsculpt and Numbnss?
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Numbness after CoolSculpting
Numbness After CoolSculpting Fat Reduction
CoolSculpting results are achieved after three months. Most of the side effects are expected during the first three weeks. If you have concerns about your reaction it is recommended that you contact your provider. In my Raleigh NC office we offer CoolSculpting Complete which includes dual machines, compression garments, and vibrational therapy. The compression garments often relieve many of the uncomfortable symptoms after treatment. As the top CoolSculpting provider in the region, we also offer free CoolSculpting treatments with each treatment purchased.
Quite normal to be numb after CoolSculpting by Zeltiq
Numbness and sensitivity are quite normal after the treatment with CoolSculpting by Zeltiq in our NYC practice. The nature of the condition varies considerably patient by paitent. the numbness tends to resolve as does the pain over a few weeks but rarely cases take longer.
The information provided in Dr. Shelton's answer is for educational purposes only and is not intended to constitute medical advice. The information provided should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with a qualified health professional who may be familiar with your individual medical needs.
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Numbness post procedure
Numbness, followed by tingling and a pins and needles sensation, is not unusual following Coolsculpting. For most the numbness has resolved after one week but for a few it can last 4-6 weeks. Any patients we have treated that have experienced this have resolved completely. No one has had lasting numbness. If you are concerned, follow up with the office that treated you but for now, don't worry. It should resolve soon. Good luck.
Numbness post CoolSculpting
Numbness post CoolSculpting is very normal. You may also experience tingling, burning, and even itching for up to a month after your treatment. Good luck!
You should expect numbness and possibly some tingling in the treatment area for up to one month. This is a completely normal post procedure experience.
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