I Had a Medial Thigh Lift on Sept.4th. (Groin) at What Point Will the Swelling Subside?

i can see the fatty rolls are gone but my thighs are pink on inside from rubbing when i walk. i feel like there are huge boulder rocks in each thigh. i am moving as much as possible. the pain is not unbearable but it is VERY uncomfortable. and I am taking my percoset at night. any advise? i just want to feel normal again

Doctor Answers 1

Can take months

Swelling can take months to reduce but when there is a lot of firmness and pain I'd suggest you consult with your surgeon to ensure there's no evidence of fluid collections or hematomas. That could require drainage to treat and speed up the healing process. Best of luck.

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