Will Liposuction Swelling Become Chronic?
- Asked by Glayce in NY
- 3 years ago
I had liposuction procedure done 8 months ago, and my lower abdomen still swells during the day not as much when I just wake up but doesn't take long for it happen as soon as I stand up. I'm so worried that becomes a chronic condition, it is very frustrating.
Chronic Swelling after Liposuction
Usually the swelling from liposuction goes away within 3-6 months. The abdomen seems to be slower in resolving and, occasionally, individuals can get chronic swelling. I agree with Dr. Brown. A complete exam and imaging could definitely help clarify the cause of underlying symptoms.
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Chronic Swelling 8 months after Liposuction
Regarding: "Will Liposuction Swelling Become Chronic? I had liposuction procedure done 8 months ago, and my lower abdomen still swells during the day not as much when I just wake up but doesn't take long for it happen as soon as I stand up. I'm so worried that becomes a chronic condition, it is very frustrating."
I do not mean to worry you but I have been practicing Cosmetic Surgery for a while and I have never had a Liposuction patient who had such symptoms this far after surgery. Chronologically, the condition is chronic. You need to be examined to make sure you do not have a chronic seroma.
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Chronic swelling in lower abdomen
This sounds very unusual and not typical. Depending on the type of lipo that was performed some are more prone to seroma accumulation. You should be evaluated to ensure that this has not occured.
By 8 months, your swelling should be resolved. Other reasons for fluctuating abdominal bulging could be a seroma (fluid collection), hernia, or muscle bulge, or weight gain. A complete exam and imaging as indicated (ultrasound) could help clarify things for you.
After 4 months, liposuction result is permanent.
Hard to tell exactly what the problem is from your description. Unfortunately, it is unlikely to go away after 8 months. So it may be, as you say, chronic.
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