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Hard Baseball-like Fat 8 Days Post Op

As soon as I came home from the hospital I had a hard ball of fat in each butt cheek. It's still there and I'm 8 days post op. Could this be necrosis or is it still too soon to tell? When does the fat typically soften? Thanks

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Fat trasfer to the buttocks


You  are still too early after surgery. You have swelling and that causes hardness. See your Plastic Surgeon and he/she will be able to advise you better after examining you.

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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