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Incisions Like Itchy Mosquito Bites

Had Liposuction with BodyJet done, at about day 10 Post-OP began to notice skin was itchy. After another day, each incision site was puffy, red and... READ MORE

Antibiotics Before Liposuction

Hi. I'll be having my wisdom teeth removed one week before having liposuction surgery. My question is, will the antibiotics and Tynenol that are... READ MORE

Is it absolutely necessary to take Antibiotics after Liposuction?

The antibiotics they gave me made me so sick that I couldn't keep anything down. They switched the antibiotics and I still couldn't stop vomiting. I... READ MORE

I have had red blotchy skin for the last two days and my stomach feels hot. What's causing this? Should I be worried? (Photo)

My surgery was 6 weeks ago. I had Lipo done on my abdomen, flanks and lower/mid back. Up until a couple of days ago recover has been pretty good aside... READ MORE

Pain meds/antibiotics after lipo?

I'm having outer thigh liposuction to remove several inches of fat under general anesthesia, and I know I'll be taking antibiotics starting a few days... READ MORE

5 weeks post op, I have redness and pain on my interior thighs after Liposuction. Is this normal? (photo)

I had lipo and a tummy tuck on 4/10. Lipo to flanks, outer thighs and inner thighs. lipo sites were sutured closed. Need to note that my compression... READ MORE

Wisdom Teeth and Lipo?

I was told that it would be best to wait until my wisdom teeth extraction site heals before having lipo. "A transient bacteremia from any... READ MORE

I have strep throat started antibiotics & the steroid he gave me(Sunday) I have breast Aug/Lipo Tues Do I need to reschedule it?

Will being on antibiotics and steroids for 36 hours before surgery be enough time? Or will I need to reschedule? She gave me a different antibiotic to... READ MORE

Post-op one week swollen and painful, is this normal? Is the pain going to get better? (photos)

Did Lipo on abs, flanks and back and fat transfer to breasts. As you can see from the pictures am very swollen and very sore, lumpy and painful.I have... READ MORE

My face is very swollen. Allergic to antibiotic? Benadryl is not working. What else can I do?

I had liposuction 4 days ago on my upper and lower abs. My face and eyes are very swollen today (no issues with breathing). I also have a rash on my... READ MORE

Seroma in low back post Lipo. Any suggestions? (photos)

My bf had lipo 10 days ago and loves her results but developed a seroma in the low back which was aspirated once 200c at post op day 5. CG are still... READ MORE

Liposuction and antibiotics/pain medicines?

I've gotten my wisdom teeth taken out in the past and the antibiotics and hydrocodone made me beyond sick. I'm considering getting chin/neck... READ MORE

Am I taking too many post-op antibiotics?

I recently had liposuction from the abdomen, flanks and back with a fat transfer to the breast. I was prescribed Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim... READ MORE

Should I be concerned that I am not being asked to take antibiotics until the drains come out?

Extended brachioplasty, mastopexy with Surgimend, Mons lift, liposuction medial thighs, waist, bra rolls, neck lift. I will have drains in for... READ MORE

My question is am I able to take the antibiotics the same morning of my lipo surgery? Is that safe?

Have a liposuction surgery tomorrow and my surgery doctor told me to take 1 antibiotics the day before the surgery. But unfortunately it has been a... READ MORE

Am I at a higher risk of infection?

I had a c-section 14 months ago. 7 weeks following the c-section, I developed a MRSA staff infection near the incision site, for which I was... READ MORE

I am 15 days post op. I had a lot of fluid on my lower abdomen removed. How can I stop the fluid from building back?

My PS is not available but instructed a doctor today to place a small catheter so I can suction the fluid myself until I see him again after the... READ MORE

How long should a drain be in after lipo?

Liposuction I got liposuction done april 25th and my drain is still in... can I get an infection ?????????¿????????2nd question...... if I want to go ... READ MORE

I'm 9 days post arm liposuction. I have a big hard lump and a dent on my inner arm. Is this normal? (Photo)

I had liposuction on my arms 9 days ago and I now have a big hard lump on my inner arm along with a dent. The lump is painful when you touch it and it... READ MORE

Skin necrosis after liposuction - 3 weeks post-op. (photos)

Hello I had liposuction three weeks ago. In Miami by a board certified surgeon. At first I was applying triple antibiotic ointment and changing the... READ MORE

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