It is not uncommon to have delayed onset pain after a Coolsculpting procedure. This pain is more commonly experienced with abdominal Coolsculpting. It starts 3-5 days after the procedure and can last 10 days or so. This pain is nerve based and is best treated with Neurontin. Ask your physician to prescribe you some.
Best of luck,
True pain is rare and the company has reported about 1% of patients experience true pain post coolsculpting.
I am one of the 1% so I can relate with you. However, the pain is easily managed and will fade quickly. The results are definitely worth the discomfort.
Consult with your physician so he or she can advise you accordingly.
Coolsculpting is a great procedure for the abdomen
Coolsculpting is a great procedure, especially in the abdomen. Some patients have some pain and numbness after the procedure, especially in the abdominal area. These side effects should subside soon. Our patients in NYC have loved this procedure and have come in for a second or third area after treatment because they have been so happy with the results. For the best results please consult a board certified physician with experience in coolsculpting.
Painful Side Effects After CoolSculpting
I'm sorry to hear about your experience with
CoolSculpting®. Although these sensations are not typical, some CoolSculpting
patients have experienced similar symptoms. The good news is that these sharp
pains are temporary and typically last for a couple of weeks. If the pain is
significantly affecting your daily life, don't hesitate to talk to the doctor
with whom you had the procedure. He or she can prescribe medication to ease
your discomfort and put you mind at ease. Best of luck.
Stabbing pains in abdomen after CoolSculpting
It is sometimes possible to get sharp, stabbing pains in the abdomen after a CoolSculpting procedure to that area. There is a medication that is used to treat neuropathy that normally helps with this issue. You should contact the physician who treated you to let them know about your pain and they should be able to prescribe this medication for you.
CoolSculpting can cause severe stinging sensations in some patients
CoolSculpting is a great treatment that provides fat reduction without an invasive procedure, but with all procedures, there are always some risks involved. The procedure has a very high patient satisfaction rating in our NYC practice and in some patients, the fat loss is as significant as if they had liposuction. Most patients are able to resume their normal daily and physical activities within a day or two after the procedure but most will feel some tenderness to the touch in specific areas. An extreme hypersensitivity to touch is an extremely rarely reported side effect and can be so painful that patients have noted that wearing clothing is painful. Stabbing sensations have been reported but anyone with unusual pain should discuss this with their doctor and possibly be examined to ensure that the post treatment course is normal. Pain tends to occur more after the use of the larger applicators in some cases.and the abdomen is the area where this tends to occur.
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