Bigger after liposuction.

I had lipo on my outer thighs, and my flanks 6 weeks ago. I worn compression garments 24/7 for those 6 weeks. I started going out for walks after 3 weeks, light cardio after 4 weeks and light weights after 5 weeks. Drink plenty of water and keep my calorie intake low (1500ish calories per day). I've cheated on my diet but been good for 90% of those 6 weeks. However, I tried on clothes today and they don't fit at all! My pants don't even go up. Overall I'm bigger now. What's wrong???

Doctor Answers 1

Too Early To Tell

You can have swelling up to 6 months after your procedure. In addition to your compression, I recommend adding 

RF treatments (Venus Legacy, Exilis, Ultra, Vanquish) along with shock/vibration therapy Cellutone/Z wave and hyperbaric oxygen in order to reduce swelling and improve final results. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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