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Scar is Lumpy 5 Weeks After Thigh Lift

healing pretty well just lumpy in sections should i massage to improve the results, also there are some thickening at top of thigh feels uncomfortable without compression garment i do hope this is going to get better with time or will i need laser treatment to improve the skin appearance and feel. i'm wondering now if i will need buttock lift down the track or is it to early to know the results.

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Lumpiness after a thigh lift

Since it's only been 5 weeks, I would recommend massaging the areas for 10 minutes, 3x/day.  It may take 6-8 months for all of the swelling and lumpiness to resolve.

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Scar lumpy after thigh lift

The scar may be irregular or firm after surgery. Talk to you doctor to see how he/she wants to manage it.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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