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Smartlipo of the Belly 4 Weeks Ago and Have Alot of Pain on my Right Side, Should I be Concerned?

I had Smartlipo of the belly 4 weeks ago and have alot of pain on my right side still I'm getting scared. The doctor said everyone heals differently is this normal?

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Pain after smartlipo

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Pain at 4 weeks while not very common is fairly common.  AS you progess to more activity different sensations can be felt. If concerned check with yoru surgeon.


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Pain

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Pain is always a very individual matter. I have had patients with your procedur return to work the next day with little or no discomfort. Also  have had patients complaiin of pain fou up to 4 months. Stick with your doctor.

David A. Bray, Sr., MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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