I had hysterectomy/TT/Lipo36days ago. Dr recomm Lymp dr massage. after 2 sessions now I feel tighter & more swollen with or w/out the compression garment?? C-section area more swollen and incision is no longer straight line (droops down & puffy in center). Is this normal. The tx was very gentle however. Just concerned. Thank you.
I Had Hysterectomy/TT/Lipo36days Ago. Dr Recomm Lymp Dr Massage. After 2 Sessions Now I Feel Tight & More Swollen?
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Massage for lymphatic drainage is nonsense.
I doubt light massage will do any harm after surgery but the notion that swelling can be decreased by this maneuver is nonsense.
Now I Feel Tight & More Swollen?
Despite the verbal description, I am not getting an image of what this actually may look like. Although a photo might help, you would be best off directing the question to your surgeon who has seen you and has followed your recovery.
All the best.
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