Is it normal to have an actual frozen hard area after lips freeze?

After a 2nd session of lips freeze on the abdomen area I had a small frozen hard area This is now red and swollen and sore

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Hi, If you are referring to the Coolsculpting treatment for the abdomen that uses cold to decrease fat cells , then you should not have a hard area . Please see health care professional that has done the


Montreal Dermatologist

Concern following treatment

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Here in the USA, we use the "CoolSculpting" system which freezes fat cells.  I'm guessing the "lips freeze" you're referring to is a similar technology.  Nonetheless, since you have a concern with skin tissue it's best to see your provider for an in person follow-up as soon as possible to be on the safe side.

Hope all goes well for you, Doc Halliday

Douglas Halliday, PhD, MD - Account Suspended
Syracuse Facial Plastic Surgeon

Urgent consultation

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It is possible that it is not related to Coolsculpting.  Skin infection is a possibility, one that should be addressed as soon as possible by seeing your doctor.  

Sherif El-Salawy, MD
New York Physician

Hard Frozen Area

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I don't know what "lips freeze" is - if it is an off-label form of Coolsculpting.  Coolsculpting does not leave a hard frozen area.  I suggest you consult an expert in Coolsculpting to evaluate the area.  Best, Dr. Green

Hard and Lumpy after Coolsculpting--Add Venus Legacy, Cellutone/Zwave, Massage

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I suggest you see an expert for the proper post treatment care  -- massage , radiofrequency treatments, shock/vibrational therapy.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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