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What are the Symptoms of an Infection?

I wear my compression garment daily and had lipo on my thighs and knees. How would I be able to tell if I had an infection? What would cause an... READ MORE

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

I'm Concerned Arm is Infected After Removal of Stitches? (photo)

I had lipo of arms, stomach, back on 3/25. I didn't think stitches on right arm were done properly bc it was much looser/placed on edge. They were... READ MORE

Seroma or Hemotoma-should It Be Drained? (photo)

So I went to doctor with the advice from doctors on here. My GP said it was infected, put me on Cephalexin 500mg- 4 times a day, and told me to go see... READ MORE

How Long Does Swelling Last After Liposuction when You Get an Infection?

I had liposuction on my abdominals and flanks 5 weeks ago. During the 2nd week I got an infection and it went undiscovered for almost a week. My... READ MORE

3 weeks PO - The incision on top of my butt crack leaks a mucus like fluid

I had a body left/liposuction incl. butt left and injected the fat into it. The cut go around my body and meets on top of my butt crack. the wound... READ MORE

Do you think this looks like an Infection? (photos)

It very swollen, warm to touch, PAINFUL and really hurts when I walk or sit. Starting to itch too. I called dr and emailed this pick and nurse said... READ MORE

How likely that seroma, incapsulated, 4 months post surgery, will go away on its own?

I had smart liposuction of abdomen 4 month ago, and today ultrasound showed a seroma. It is hard to touch and can be painful when in tight touch with... READ MORE

I just had liposuction under general anesthesia. Back incision is inflamed. Is this an infection? I'm not sure (Photo)

I had lipo on Friday and it was done At a local hospital under general anesthesia. I noticed when I changed my bandage today the incision was red and... READ MORE

Is Hard Swollen Area Indicative of Infection? Ace Bandages OK As Additional Compression for a Inconsitently Compressive Garment?

12 days post lipo of i/o thighs/knees/calves/ankles. Right calf hardening in addition to swelling. Seen by nurse as PS is on vacation. No idea if... READ MORE

Didn't wear compression garment after thigh liposuction. Now I have sagging skin. Would coolsculpting or a laser help? (Photo)

I had buttock implants last fall (2013) along with lipo to thighs. I got a life threatening infection that required hospitalization, etc.. I could no... READ MORE

Is my lipo hole healing properly? Does it look infected? (Photo)

I had lipo and bbl 3 weeks ago and I'm experiencing delayed healing with one of the lipo holes. I've been cleaning with mild soap and water daily and... READ MORE

More swollen 7 weeks after lipo. Is this normal?

I had a lipo with a bazillion button lift 7 weeks on Monday , in the beginning my waist looked nicer and tighter and so did my belly . Now i see it... READ MORE

I just had lipo of my stomach almost two weeks ago. Is my incision infected? (Photo)

I just had lipo of my stomach almost two weeks ago. All the incisions healed except 1. It doesn't hurt but it looks funny. Is it infected? How long... READ MORE

Liposuction Scars Are Suppose to Hurt After over a Year Ago?

Hi i had a tummy tuck and lipo in my back arms and inner thighs..after i came back i caught a bad infection in my back after over a year and... READ MORE

Is your skin suppose to feel like you have been burned with fire 5 days after Liposuction? Not around incision. (photo)

I got lipo 5 days ago and now my legs have turned really dark and burn with any clothing on. I'm worried about infection or serious problems. Are the... READ MORE

Stitches - Is this an infection? Would I need to re-stitched so I would have a deep dent in after healing? Help pls... (photo)

Just had a lipo and my stitches were removed 3 weeks after surgery. Is this incision infected?? Will I have a deep dent after healing completely? Help... READ MORE

When can I be sure to say that I will not get infection or skin necrosis post liposuction? One week already passed (Photo)

I did liposuction to abdominal and flank area 1 week ago. Pain is improving in relation to first 48 hours but still sore. Couple or 3 of wound site... 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

Bacterial infection 4 months post lipo?

I've been healing fine with expected results. Treated areas almost completely not swelling anymore. However recently I had UTI caused by bacteria. At... READ MORE

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