Hard tissue/ bulge after Lipo, is this normal? (photo)
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Very frequently, small fluid collections accumulate under the skin, causing localized irregularities that may feel firm. Massage is usually prescribed, along with fairly constant compression throughout the day to help minimize swelling. Follow up with your doctor to have him take a look. Best of luck!
Hardness after Lipo
It is pretty normal up to several weeks after liposuction to have some areas of swelling and induration . Your surgeon may advise you to massage the area gently. Best of Luck . Dr. Kachenmeister
Liposuction - will the skin bulge line go away?
Thank you for asking about your liposuction.
You are only ten days after surgery so the healing is very early. You are not seeing your final result. you must wait a full six months before knowing the result. Chances are it will improve dramatically. Please show it to your surgeon to be sure all is well.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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