33yrs Old,2 Kids, Lipo on Flanks and Tummy

Tomorrow is the big day!! A bit anxious and...

Tomorrow is the big day!! A bit anxious and nervous!! Scheduled at 9am! Both kids were csections so i expect the pain cant be as bad as the csecs!!! Taking off from work until monday! I have stubborn fat in flanks and got worst after pregnancies! Hopefully will be pain free by monday! My dr is dr ghersi in miami, all his reviews are excellent!

2 days post op

Pain is bearable... I am inly taking the strong pain killers at night. Can walk perfectly, it only hurts when I change position... Getting out of bed or sitting down. I got lipo in abs, flanks and outter thighs. Here are a few pre op pics...

2 weeks preop pics...

3 days post op

Feeling pretty good for the 3rd day! What is making me miserable is the CG... Otherwise i could say i have no pain... Only soreness and uncomfortable.... Havent been able to take more pics... Bruises only in thigh, other than that no bruises... I started taking arnica 2 weeks before...

4 days post

No pain, except when getting the massages... Hatinggg compression garment!!!

5 weeks post

Welll its been 5 weeks from surgery, seeing the results as days go by. My stomach is flat as a board! He did a beautiful job on my abs! My flanks are still swollen... Still using my CG 12 hours a day, skin still feels weird. I will hopefully start exercising next week... I will post more pics soon.. Only have this one now...
Miami Plastic Surgeon

The best doctor ever! Very professional, caring, knows what he is doing. Would recommend him without a doubt! His team is also great, the nurses, anesthesiologists... Everyone... It was a great experience!

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Your results are definitely looking good! and the swelling will start dramatically reducing over the next few weeks. I felt like I was the same size for the first two weeks. Couldn't even squeeze into my pre surgery pants... Had to wear sweat pants and leggings. I am still the same pants size as before, but my clothes looks sooooo much better on me. Also, my bruising subsided around week 3.. I think week 4 I had a few shadows of a bruise on my upper sides, but all gone now. The only thing is that swelling is still here... No where near as bad as before. And when I take my compression garment off, my skin feels tingly and like its gonna fall off or something. Not painful, just tingly. Also I love my compression garment after i got to stop using the original one after surgery. I used http://www.leonisa.com/en/shapewear/post-surgery-shapers-and-liposuction-compression-garments/ They are very comfy. I wear it all the time and have no problem with it.
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You look great! I'm having lipo tomorrow and looking forward to the results...just not the compression garment LOL
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You look awesome!!!:)You will be the best looking young mom at the elementary school:)
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:))) thank u!!!
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Wow I can already see results in your 3-day post op pics.  Can't wait to see how things look as the swelling goes down.  Congrats!  Hang in there with the CG- they sound terrible.
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Good. I'm one day ahead of u and still sore. You are so lucky you don't have this weird , internal iching! It's brutal !!!!
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I don't know what Jaja is? I had told them I wanted to stay in the hospital 1 night because I knew after surgery I can't pee and needed a cathetar for a day. I was gushing blood ! I started having a panic attack in the hospital because I thought I couldn't breathe from garment being so tight so they gave me a valium! Dr. came in and loosened the garment. Wow 6 weeks they told you to wear it? My Dr. said 24/7 for 2 weeks, then 12 hours a day for 2 weeks. Every Dr. is different on what they think. If you read under garments, 1 girl wrote that she can't wear it at all because it gives her a panic attack !
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I am about to call it a quits on this garment! The pressure in my stomach is killing me... Also I dont know why but I got a very bad stomach ache and diarrhea this afternoon... Si not feeling good at all today... I am supposed to go back to work Tuesday... I hope i am feeling better by then... I really want to know if the garment ia only to speed up healing or if its crucial for the final result....
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Hmm... maybe you have a stomach bug. I live in Boston and it is going around. Most people are constipated after surgery. From what I remember reading, it is not crucuial for final results...I think it just speeds it up. But of course ask your Dr. Today ( day 4( is my first day without meds) I feel like someone kicked me with boots. I keep adjusting my stupid binder, but it actually hurts more when I take it off to shower. My flanks r so sore and look bigger and more square!
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Ho are you feeling today? I am soooo itchy that I couldn't sleep. at first I thought it was my binder, but realized it is internal ! It is the nerve endings healing. Argh,,,,It is driving me nuts! Hope you are better today.
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Oh God.... How can i explain... I am in crisis today... Went to get the lymphatic massages... They hurt but werent that bad... What is totally killing me is the compression garment... They stuck me in a smaller one and i hate it!!!! I got home amd had to take it off... I just pit the old one back on... Its better than nothing... I felt i could barely breathe when they put me the smaller one... I dont know how crucial for the end result the garment is... Funny you say about the ithching... I started itching like 20 minutes ago and didnt know why... Must be internal also... I am back to work tomorrow! Dont know how i am going to make it 8 hours sitting down with this freaking thing on!! Besides the itchiness how r u feeling????
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Hi, I didn't see this until now. I am 2 weeks and one day post. Still itchy, numb, and get very swollen at night. Im now supposed to wear the garment 12 hours a day. I bought another one in Marshalls, size medium which is what I am. After I swell up it cuts into my skin. ! By 7 pm, I'm exhausted. Yesterday I slept better because I didn't wear it! How are you?
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Also, took my measurements and kind of bummed. My stomach is down 1 1/2 inches, waist is up 1/2 in ! (morning). I want to look curvier...I realy hope I will be happy, because right now I'm kind of down. I also have pms, and had 2 slices of salty pizza. Bad, I know!
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Oh well you are not alone!!! I am kind of freaked! My main objective were the flanks!!! I And i feel them exactly as before, i dont see the difference i wanted. My belly is super flat bit that wasnt my priority... I really really hope its swelling! I dont care it takes long to see the results I just want to see them!! I
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Also i am PMS and am only thinking about food! :$ i will see if i post pics today! Are you doing massages???
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Hi, I'm just pressing the flanks myself. I am 2 1/2 post....It ls looking better in the morning...especially my flanks. That is still painful. At night I swell up like a balloon. I feel like the stupid garment makes things worse. I now have to wear it 12 hours a day....
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Funny isn't it. My waist is great but the swollen hard abdomen is freaking me out. We are all so different.
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Hi again for all of you young people, I am 54 and getting ready to have my surgery plus lipo next Monday, my question is I am going to have my FIRSt Brazzillian Wax on Wed.for the surgery.., I know I will survive the surgery but I am not sure I will survive the wax!! Any tips????:):)
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Just relax enjoy it all and visualize the wonderful new you.
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Now you are the first person I have ever heard say " Just sit back and relax" O h Lord I hope and pray I just don't get up and run out the door!:)
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It is just a saying to say nature will run it's course and your body will respond accordingly after you do whatever you can do.
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Oh my God if I was ever able to look as great as you do BEFORE lipo I could die right now at 54 a very happy lady!!:) You look amazing I really am not sure where you needed anything!:)
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Thankyouuu so much for the nice words!!! I always have hated my flanks!!! I weighed 105 and always had those flanks... Finally decided to take action on them! Will post pics as soon as i am capable of taking the garment without fainting! Jaja
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Looking great for just a couple days out. Good luck on your first day back to work.
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