6 day post op, is weight gain (10 lbs) and swelling to non op areas normal?
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Weight gain after liposuction is due to total body waterIncrease.
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Is 10 pounds of weight gain normal after body surgery
The smoking and inactivity increase your risk. One sided swelling is cause for concern.
Please stop smoking, become more active and contact your surgeon promptly.
This does not mean you have a complication - people can gain a lot of weight after liposuction.
But you need care after surgery that cannot be provided long-distance. With best wishes.
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