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Just Had Lipo. I Think Too Much Fat Was Removed from Hips and Thighs. Revision Fat Grafts and Pain? (photo)

I recently had liposuction of upper, lower abdomen, inner, outer thighs, side, back hips. During my first consultation I was 30 pounds heavier. During our second consultation the weight loss was not discussed, I think I had too many procedures or they were too aggressive for my frame. I'm wondering about revision possibilities. How long is safest to wait before doing a revision? Will I have enough fat? Is the complete numbness, pain and burning in the hip area normal?

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Just Had Lipo. I Think Too Much Fat Was Removed from Hips and Thighs. Revision Fat Grafts and Pain?

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                Swelling can persist for 6 months and sometimes up to 1 year following liposuction.   I would not contemplate a revision until the 6 month point.
                                                                                                                                                                          

Kenneth Hughes, MD                                                                                                           Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 180 reviews

Too early to make a pronouncement about liposuction.

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The photographs are not particularly good but it is much too early to start worrying about revisional surgery.

Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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