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Total Thigh Lipo Next Week - Hartford, CT

Regardless of my weight, I've always been...

Regardless of my weight, I've always been essentially two sizes -- one on the top and another on the bottom. I'm just hoping to have better balance after the thigh (complete including knee) lipo next week.

First day post-op-- doesn't hurt at all when...

First day post-op-- doesn't hurt at all when resting but pain when I try to walk around. Taking drugs to help. Girdle thing is terrible but necessary. Should order in black instead of nude because you can't avoid some blood/drainage getting on it. Learned I need to put a traditional bandaid (big one) on any oozing areas then gauze then the girdle. Saddlebags look gone! Tons of swelling around knees so the rest of my legs look deformed- guessing that's normal for day after surgery.

Day 2 post op- no more bleeding or drainage. Looks...

Day 2 post op- no more bleeding or drainage. Looks like my incisions are sutured not open. Going to ask about that at today's post op appt. I thought incisions were left open to drain quicker. Knees very swollen and uneven but way too soon to worry about that stuff. Still need pain meds but maybe a little less pain today.

So my incisions are closed not open- do you think...

So my incisions are closed not open- do you think a week or two of the compression garment is enough?

Glastonbury Plastic Surgeon

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