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
I Had a Medial Thigh Lift on Sept.4th. (Groin) at What Point Will the Swelling Subside?
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Swelling Following Thigh Lift Surgery
The wound healing process following thigh lift surgery lasts for over a year. Most of the swelling resolves in six to eight weeks but small amounts of swelling may persist for up to a year. The procedure inevitably interrupts the thigh lymphatic drainage and this takes time to re-establish itself.
Patients can minimize swelling with compression garments, massage and limitation on activity levels. It's important to remember that swelling is a normal part of wound healing and should resolve with time
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