I had Cool Sculpting done three days ago...the large device on my lower abdomen and small one on upper abdomen. My abdomen is noticibly swollen. I have actually gained about 1.5 lbs even tho I am eating less and healthier. Is this temporary water gain from swelling normal?
Is Abdominal Swelling Normal After CoolSculpting?
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Swelling After Coolsculpting
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Swelling a Common CoolSculpting Side Effect
Swelling following CoolSculpting
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Swelling after coolsculpting
It is normal to get swelling after coolsculpting treatment. This is a good sign as it means that there is inflammation happening which is what you want. The swelling will resolve on its own gradually over the next 1-2 weeks.
Swelling is considered a normal side effect following a CoolSculpting procedure
What to Expect After Treatment
Some abdominal swelling post procedure is a common side effect, however, the applicators have been redesigned in the last year and our patients are experiencing less swelling and discomfort with much shorter treatment times. Generally, swelling will subside in 1-2 weeks.
Swelling after Coolsculpting
What you are seeing is the results of inflammation. You may be noticing more swelling on the lower abdomen where more trauma has been caused. It is very normal for this to happen after a Coolsculpting treatment and can remain swollen for up to 2-3 weeks. The Fiori Institute of Skin and Body, Brisbane. Australia.
Swelling post Coolsculpting
Swelling post Coolscupting is a very common side effect, especially in the abdomen region. Swelling can last for several days up to a few weeks. To alleviate the discomfort associated with this side effect you can wear Spanx garments. The swelling should resolve on its own but if it lasts beyond 2 weeks follow up with the provider that performed the treatment.
Swelling after CoolSculpting
Hello and thank you for your question! Patients treated with CoolSculpting may experience redness, bruising, swelling, tenderness, cramping and aching during and/or after the procedure. Patients see their best results between 8-12 weeks. Your symptoms you are experiencing is very normal. Best of luck to you!
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