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Lumpy, Uneven Tummy with Puffiness and Tenderness in Pubic Area - Ireland, IE

Im 5'2 and petite,56 yrs old but fairly fit, over...

im 5'2 and petite,56 yrs old but fairly fit, over the last 6/7 yrs i developed a pad of fat around my abdomen,the professor told me it was 'diet resistant fat' and that liposuction would remove it.Directly after my surgery i went into shock,one of the incisions was leaking a lot of blood/fluid also my drip for hydration hadnt been working,the nurses had to place compression pads on it to stop the flow. 3 months post op and with my clothes on you can see a difference,but naked, i have a lumpy uneven tummy, with a soft swelling where the incision leaked and a tender and swollen pubic area,the professor tells me its ok and to be patient, is this all normal?

Well it has now been 4 months since my abdominal...

Well it has now been 4 months since my abdominal lipo, the swelling and lumpiness has really started to fade away, this really does prove that 'patience is a virtue'
I have put some new pics up for u to see the difference.
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the clinic show procedures on irish tv so i guessed they wouldnt want to have a bad name,payment process was strange as i was asked for the money upfront and 3months after i still hadnt rec'd a receipt, after asking 3 times.

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
3 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
2 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
2 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
4 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
2 out of 5 stars Payment process
2 out of 5 stars Wait tmes
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I am an RN and I think you should see your primary car MD, (not the same clinic that did the procedure). The swelling and tenderness this long after the surgery, should not be. this could be an infection.
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hey there! I am so sorry to hear that you are not happy, I am from Ireland too and am going for Lipo this Wednesday coming! I hope that you get a revision if you are not happy free of charge xxx
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Hhi there, thanks for your message, the consultant has told me to go back in three months as things are still not settled, but most people seem to happy by the 3month stage, so im a little unhappy about it. I would love to know how you get on, would you keep me posted on your progress? i had my op in wicklow but i live in mayo...all the best for wednesday xx
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It sounds like the only thing that was worth the money was the professors bedside manner! I would definitely be asking 4 a revision free of charge as it sounds like they botched up U're after care so why not the procedure also? I definitely believe U should of healed after 3 months my love, get a second opinion 4 sure!!! Do take care & best to U 4 & in the future with U're procedure xxx
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Are you wearing you post op garment? I would suggest you wear that all the time to couture your body. I bought several from www.makemeheal.com/Compression
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Welcome to RealSelf! By professor do you mean your plastic surgeon? And are the photos posted above before and afters?

I'm sorry you were left with a result you're not satisfied with! Do you think you'll be seeking a revision, or just living with what you've got now?

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hi angie, do the doctors only answer certain posts? i was hoping to get a reply from one of them at least as none of the posts relate to my problem??
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