Hi, I am 30Yold- 120kgs (264 P) ; had an aggr Wet Lipo on 21 March (General Anesthesia with 3 days hospitalization)- my doc removed 12 Liters combined fat from chest, Upper & Lower Abdomen & flanks. I am having some bruising on flanks (progressively subsiding- undrstd this is normal); however my whole lower abdomen has turned hard as a rock. Causing extrm discomfort & pain upon holding the area. Currently not able compression (or any) clothing. Is the hardness normal? can anything be done? THX
Hardness of Lower Abdomen, Very Painful. Is This Normal Post Agressive Lipo?
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Lower Abdominal Fullness After Liposuction
When you have this much liposuction done in high volumes, it is going to take a long time for recovery. The fullness in the lower abdomen is extrenmely common as gravity and the compression garment draws/pushes all fluids down to the lowest abdominal level including the pubic region. This swelling and hardness will eventually resolve but it is a process that will take months.
Web reference: http://www.eppleyliposuction.com
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