Should I Ice my "Duck Lips" 9 Days After Fat Injection?
- Asked by Jcoury
- 1 year ago
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No ice to decrease swelling after Fat injections
Swelling will have to take its normal course. No ice would be recommended especially early when blood flow is being established.
Ice for "Duck Lips" 9 Days after Fat Injections
Although it may be comforting, ice will do nothing to decrease "duck lips" 9 days after fat injections. If your surgeon agrees gentle massage and a short coarse of steroids may help
Ice after fat injections
No, applying ice 9 days after is not going to help swelling at this point. Time, elevation is all that is needed for the swelling to go down.
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No need to ice
No need to ice at this point. You still have some inflammation due to the procedure which will cause the swelling. Just give it some time to resolve.
Swelling from inflammation usually peaks in the first 24-72 hours. Because of this, the ice is unlikely to be of particular benefit beyond this period. Eating a low-salt diet and keeping your head elevated may help to hasten your recovery. Good luck.
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