Lipodissolve- DOESN'T WORK

The procedure is extremely painful. The swelling...

The procedure is extremely painful. The swelling was unbelievable; So much so that I had to buy new pants because the waist no longer fit, even in the baggiest of my wardrobe. The bruising was appalling and the treated area remained bruised, irritated, swollen, and painful for over a week at a time. There IS down time after the procedure. Don't believe the hype... But do believe that I am seeing an attorney to get me a refund. The "100% money back gaurantee" is not true either!
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HI Kirk, I have been looking for a good smart lipo, slim lipo, lipo dissolve Dr. in Las Vegas. Could help me out? Greatly appreciated : )
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Gina, I wonder if they are ulcerated? They are so painfull a tap on my legs is like a shock. I also have indentations worse than the cellite where they did the injections. I am going to see a Neor and a {edited}. He is supose to be the one who brought Lipo Dissolve to the USA. I want to get his opinion. Are you now happy with the injections and see results? What area did you have done? geegee morgan {edited contact information} call me or give my your number and I will call you. Editor note you must be contacted privately to receive the information you requested. Other users may contact you privately by clicking on your username.
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Geegee - email me privately thru {edited contact information} and we will exchange phone numbers. I need to talk to you about it all. Editor note To contact this user privately click on their username.
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Geegee-I am so sorry for you. I've been posting stuff on here and other places trying to get my story out. Here is the best thing I have been doing (per my new plastic surgeon)....massage the area, not lightly I mean "knead" the area like you would knead bread. Some of my lumps are dissolving and I've lost 5 pounds. I am going on ONE YEAR of my first of 3 treatments. I guess I am one of the luckier girls. Let me know if I can help or you just want to talk. Good luck. Gina
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If this posts, please contact me. I would love to talk with anyone else who has had a bad result. Thank you.
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WOMEN/GIRLS I DONT KNOW WHERE TO START AUG31,2008 I JUST GOT LIPO DISSOLVE ABOUT 5 WEEKS AGO AND JUST FOUND THIS WEBSITE. I WISH I HAD KNOWN ABOUT THIS SITE BEFORE I GOT THE FIRST AND ONLY TREATMENT. I ENDED UP IN THE EMERGENCY HOSPITAL. I HAVE HUGE LUMPS AND DISCOMFORT LIKE YOU CAN NOT BELIEVE. IT FEELS HOT IN THE AREAS AT TOUCH, HARD LUMPS, AND STIFF. I WALK SO STIFF AND HURT TO SIT OR GET UP. ANY BUMP OR MY HUSBAND PATING MY LEG IS LIKE A SHOCK. MY BOARD CERTIFIED DOCTOR/PLASTIC SURGEON REFUSED TO SEE ME BECAUSE I ASKED THEM TO REIMBURSE ME THE COST OF LAB WORK, DOCTOR AND HOSPITAL BILL. I WAS TOLD AND KNOW I HAD A REVERSE REACTION TO THE INJECTIONS. I AM 61, HEALTHY, NOT FAT,NEVER COMPLANED WHEN HE DID THE LIPO SUCTION, FACE LIFT AND WENT TO HIM FOR 12 YEARS.. NOW I am a problem. I fear by others experiences that I have now read, that these lumps are going to be like this for a long , long time and the pain? I am going to go see a nerologist to see it this is permanent. I was told by Dr.Harry Adelson who wrote a book on this that he does not do it any longer because of the bad results and adverse reactions. He was the most truthful and I wish he was in my home town of Palm Beach, Fla. What he did tell me and I have been reading, that if the solution was to strong or the person ( dr, nurse) doing it was not experienced you could have these complications. I was told she had been doing it for 5 years. NOW I WONDER? I got so sick 10/15 minutes into the treatments and it hurt like heck. I got faint, sick to my stomack, cold,hot, and my hands paralized. I laid down while she went to another client for 20 minutes. Then she said, I had to stand up and continue or I would be lop sided. I did and got sick again. Laid down for 30 minutes and left. About 3 hours later I passed out,vomitted,hot/cold and was paralized again in my car. Ambulance come and got me. Had to cut my cloths off because I was covered in vomit. As I said, it has been about 5 weeks and I am in pain,swollen and hurting and lumps. One week of this would have been bearable. 5 weeks is unbearable. I dont know where to go for help? geegee / palm beach
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My dr too was board certified. Very well known in the Louisville area. The new dr I have seen told me to massage my area. But not rub, knead it like bread 2 times a day. Its helping a little. Try doing that. I didn't get the ultra sounds to help break up the nodules either, or ice...please he had his money he couldn't care less if I was suffering. And I was too stupid or in to much pain to know any better.
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I had 6 treatments. Yes, the pain, swelling, and bruising were horrible initially, but I expected that. I lost about 4" over the first 4 treatments on my abdomen. I was with a board certificd practitioner, but it was an aesthetic nurse that did the injections. Unlike the positive review I saw, she did not offer ice packs first or do any ultrasounds to break up nodules. By the last treatment, I was at the same size I was when I started, and could not get a satisfactory answer about why or what to do. I was told I would continue to see results over a period of months, so that might be the case. It wasn't. I cancelled my last treatment and plan to get a liposuction done.
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DON'T do it! It is a waste of money. Besides the fact, I look worse than I did when I first started the process, and its been almost a year for me.
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can anyone tell me what teh estimated cost of having your stomach done would be? or any area, insterested in thighs as well. i can't believe all these horror stories! is it not worth it? the majoprity of the comments seem negative.
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NOt happy with the lipo dissolve either, hurt like crazy, did not lose a cm. I still have the bruises after over 6 months as well, do not consider this. I'm now looking into vaser lipo or smart lip to achieve my desired results. I do not have any weight to lose, I'm 52 and am 5'6" and weigh 138 lbs, I just want to get rid of the dreaded "muffin top"! Any body else have any comments on vaser lipo or smart lipo?
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My experience was terrible and I look worse now than I did before. I basically wanted the same thing as you. I was 42, didn't want to try to look 22, just get rid of a few areas that exercise wouldn't take off. I'm 43, no kids, no surgerys (no scar tissue). No reason why it shouldn't have worked for me.
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I've written before on this website about my lipo dissolve HORRIBLE experience and posted pictures. It's been 7 months since my last treatment and I'm STILL lumpy and swollen. Also the 7 pounds I gained right after the first treatment, I still have and can't get rid of them. I had a personal trainer for 12 weeks, lost inches but not one of those inches was where I had the lipo dissolve. I can not get rid of it. Any ideas??? I went for another follow up with my dr and he said I'm "still processing". I do not believe him. After 7 months I do not see any positive results at all. Gina
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I, too, am trying liposdissolve. I just recently had my first treatment a week ago. What area did you have treated? I'm doing my love handles. So, really? You've seen NO results? Now I'm scared... Please tell me more about your lipodissolve experience. I'd really appreciate it!!!
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I had my abs done in the last part of 07. I started out wearing a size 4 I now wear a 6. I'm trying to find someone to give me advice on what to do. My dr says "I'm still processing." I find that hard to believe the only change for me, is I'm bigger, lumpy and lopsided. Good luck to you.
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The lipodissolve treatments were absolutely painful and did cause swelling, brusing, etc. However, I have to say that my doctor told me, without reservation, that this was not a painless procedure and that I could be swollen for several weeks, bruised, etc. - I was, therefore, not surprised and I knew what I was getting into. I also am beginning to see results! In other words, like any other cosmetic procedure, you're going to get the good and the bad and, hopefully, receive a reasonable, but not magical, result. Please be clear: I am NOT saying "blame the victim; suck it up, etc." Let's get real, however ... isn't it a bit unrealistic to expect miraculously painfree results from a procedure that chemically "melts" fat? What were we expecting?
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I agree with your comment! No pain, no game... right? If you don't mind me asking, what area(s) did you get treated? What results did you see? I'm treating my love handles. Just had my first treatment last week. I'm horrified from all these horror stories I've been reading on the internet. I didn't have the money in the first place to do this, so if it doesn't work, I will be very upset! Please tell me you have seen results. Do you know how many treatments are needed per area? I was told only 3...however I keep reading that 6 to 9 are needed. I really appreciate your time in reading this and it would be great if you would respond! Thanks!!!
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WELL SAID to mmbatiste!! Kirk - hope you are beginning to feel better. Unless your experience is different than my own, I have had no treatment since July and I am still swollen all over my entire body and can not wear the same clothes I wore prior to the treatments!!! Best of luck to you in the refund process. Robin I.
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I have had liposuction and lipo dissolve on my abdomen and lipo dissolve hurts much worse. Do not let anyone tell you that lipo dissolve is not painful. I was told that you could actually do it on your lunch break....NOT. I had liposuction on a Friday and went back to work on Tuesday with no problems. The same with lipo dissolve but the pain (which lasted two days) was much worse.
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I am sorry that you had severe reactions.. I too, work at a facility and also get the treatments too. But your side effects are normal and should have been addressed to you by your patient advisor.. Im not here to promote it, just to give you the facts.. I swell and bruise just like everyone else does in America who is getting it done.. But like the saying goes "no pain, no game".. If tylenol isnt working, hell take a muscle relaxer!! There is no getting around that, you are going to hurt.. So you have to ask yourself if you would rather hurt for a couple of days or 3 weeks having lipposuction? About you getting a refund, im sorry, its not going to happen. Once you signed your informed consent pages, you initialed that you understood that these were going to be the side effects.. There are only 2 ways that you would get a refund and those should have been addressed to you also.. I hope that you feel better and continue your treatments.
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Sorry, but I have to disagree with your statement. I have had liposuction and lipo dissolve on my abdomen and lipo dissolve hurts much worse. I was told that you could actually do it on your lunch break....NOT. I had liposuction on a Friday and went back to work on Tuesday with no problems. The same with lipo dissolve but the pain (which lasted two days) was much worse.
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It is attitudes like the one that Kelli has that is so disgusting. The attitude that she has is the same one that people are complaining about as far as the staff at certain clinics. If Tylenol doesn't work and I don't have a prescription for a muscle relaxer, then what? Better yet, am I supposed to keep medicating myself and sleeping all day and night (because thats what muscle relaxers do) for a procedure that is advertised as minimal to no downtime or pain? The question is not rather I or anyone would rather hurt for days as opposed to weeks, but if I expect to get what I paid for. Your sympathetic....... NOT, fake sentiment about hoping Kirk feels better is disgusting! You say sorry, no refund, I hope that you continue your treatments. Kirk has already stated that the pain is not worth continuing treatments. That same attitude prevails, if you don't see results, keep plugging away at it and eventually, maybe, hopefully one day you will. The other attitude of quit whining also comes through loud and clear. Everybody feels pain on different levels. I can't tell you what is not painful for you. If you were a real healthcare professional, then you would know that you must deal with each person and their pain on an individual basis. You can't just blanket medicate people to shut them up. If you can't deal with people and their complaints/concerns, get out of the business. Effective healthcare workers are compassionate and genuinely want people to get better, or receive the treatment, to include care, that they have paid for. So the next time that you want to hope someone feels better, make it believable.
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Kirk, Just read your blog and it sounds like your pain and swelling is quite severe. That's really unfortunate. Did you have this treatment recently? How is it now? I work at fig. and the very few patients who have such pain find ease through tylenole and other remedies prescribed by the center. Did you get treated at a fig. clinic? Have you been back there or given them a call to see how they can help? If you need any help getting in contact with the right people to resolve your concerns I would be happy to help.
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Kirk, I used to work at a facility that offered lipodissolve and I noticed many people had your same experience. It is interesting that these employees are always on the blogs trying to promote and say that most people have great results and not much pain. Tylenol did not seem to help with the discomfort for most people.Let me guess, you were told that before you purchased that the pain wasn't bad?
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is it normal for the swelling from lipo dissolve to cause stretch marks?
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