Cool Sculpting Visits- First Visit Pain Free, 2nd Visit Agonizing! - Los Angeles, CA

I am an active almost 60 year old and have a...

I am an active almost 60 year old and have a management career in the entertainment business. It is a competitive business and I felt like I was perceived as loosing my edge due to my additional weight. I first went to get cool sculpting and did my inner thighs, upper arms and 4 small applicators in a diamond shape on my stomach. I found the entire procedure almost completely pain free. I saw a significant reduction in my stomach, slimming in the upper arms and no results in the thighs. I am down a complete size.The first visit was $4650. After 2 and a half months I went for the stomach touch up only at a cost of $1250. They used 2 larger applicators placed lengthwise. The entire time I was in extremely uncomfortable pain. That was 5 days ago and I have not had a decent nights sleep since that time. I have stabbing pains, burning, itching, cramping sensations. It is worse at night. My stomach is very swollen and looks bigger than it did when I went in! The nurse said that as you have less fat it becomes more painful and that there are is a high concentration of nerve endings in the stomach. I pills but have been taking Tylenol which gives a little relief. I am only hoping that this pain and discomfort does not last much longer!.

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The only relief I got was from lidocaine patch on the belly- heaven!!! Terrible shooting pains and tenderness days 4-11. They were a miracle to me. Pain pills didn't tough the actual nerve pain.
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Do you have any pic to post my mom just had it done on her abdomen and flanks. Around 5weeks starting to see changes
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No , they took pics at the Doctors office and I will get them and post them. I started to see changes within the first week. Now , after the second visit I am quite swollen and believe from what I have read on here that the swelling can take another week or so to go down. I expect to see a good result in a couple months!

10 days after....

It is now ten days since my second visit and I am relatively pain free. A substantial amount of the swelling has gone down and I am looking forward to a trimmer stomach soon.

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