Burning Sensation at Site of Liposuction Which Was Done 20 Years Ago?

25 years ago I had liposuction on my outer thighs. Over the years I have slowly gained weight. When I put pressure around the area, like sitting or at times when fabric brushes against the skin, I experience a burning, prickling sensation. Could this be as a result of weight gain around the area that was liposuctioned?

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Liposuction 20 years ago

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It is unlikely that your liposuction from 20 years ago would be causing this type of discomfort now.  It sounds like something neurological and you should consult your local general practitioner.  




Liposuction Concerns 20 years Post Op

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Discuss these concerns with your Primary Care Physician.  These issues are unrelated to your liposuction 20 years ago.  He may want to conduct a physical with lab testing.  

Robert E. Zaworski, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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