I did vanquish roughly 10 months ago and I still have two knots on my stomach. Is there any way for me to get rid of them?

Some days I don't notice them then other days they are tender. I would really like to get rid of them in an invasive way.

Doctor Answers 3

Fat necrosis after vanquish

painful knots after vanquish is usually caused by fat necrosis. This is treatable with aggressive massage. We also use cellutome made be BTL (  same company that makes vanquish ) which helps break up the knots.


Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgeon
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Post VANQUSH Irregularities, TIGHTNESS -- Try Massage, Exilis Ultra/Cellutone/Z Wave or Venus Legacy

I suggest RF treatment and shock therapy this will really help.  Massage is also useful.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Knots after Vanquish

I would try using a Zimmer Z wave for this. This tends to break them up. It is caused by inflammation of the fat at the time of treatment. There might be some scarring now but the Zimmer might help.

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
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