First of all I would like to say I refer to this site frequently. I appreciate the input you all give. I got breast implants removed, capsular contracture proved to be a problem twice. So he put some fat from my stomach in my breasts, not a lot. Breasts look great 1 week post op. They are small but great. My question is my for my stomach. Swelling for a small amount should last about how long? I'm hoping a couple of weeks.
Only 700CC of Fat Taken from Stomach. How Long Should Swelling Last?
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Swelling from liposuction
I think you are right on target thinking it will be a couple of weeks of swelling. Things will likely not be completely down in a month, but mostly so. Remember that you may have to wear compression garments for some time to maximize your outcome.... be patient!
Small Fat Transfer and Abdominal Swelling after Liposuction
If a small amount of lipoaspirate was taken, the swelling should be less. I always recommend compression garment for 4 weeks in this case. However, the swelling may be markedly improved in 2 or 3 weeks. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
Swlling after #Liposuction
it will most likely take 3-4 weeks for the swelling to completely subside. its best to wear your compression garment and follow up with your doctor regularly
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Abdominal swelling after fat transfer
Thanks for your question. The amount you had removed from your stomach is not necessarily a small amount. Swelling can last several weeks with liposuction. Most of the swelling will probably be gone by 4-6 weeks but there will be some residual swelling for several months. Good luck!
Post tummy liposuction
700 cc's isn't a small amount really. In any event, most swelling should be gone within three months, but final remaining swelling will take a year or so.
Fat harvesting from stomach
Fat harvesting from stomach will cause swelling and firmness that can last a few months.
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