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I had liposuction a little over a month ago to my...

I had liposuction a little over a month ago to my flanks and upper and lower abdomen. The surgeon removed 2000 cc. I immediately saw a big difference and was very happy with the results. The surgery was a breeze and I had almost no down time.

I wore my compression garment for four weeks, as suggested, and stopped wearing it last week. My lower abdomen is now twice as large and hard. I can’t pinch any fat but it sticks out like a shelf under my belly button. Im so distraught because I thought things would be getting better not worse. I m not sure if this is swelling or if I gained back fat.

My weight dropped three pounds about two weeks after surgery and has remained stable but I look so large. Is this type of recurring swelling normal? Why is this happening? I’m back in my compression garment but the bulge is not going down and I just burst into tears every time I see it.

Hello, I am post-2 weeks almost and still feel very thick, I hate it. my waist is smaller but wen i turn side ways i feel bigger. I think its normal. my PS said to wear my garment for at lease 3 months for better results.
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Hi there, thanks for sharing your story with us. I'm sorry you're not getting the results you expected. If you have any specific questions you can use our ask a question feature where some of the board certified doctors can provide answers.

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