Why is my stomach so dark after Lipotherme and when will it go away?
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Dark Skin After Lipotherme
This is normal for a 4 or 5 Fitzpatrick (Darker pigmented skin) there are some products on the market that will help with "bruising" like Amica gel but a lot of this darkening of the skin will lighten with time. Avoid any UV exposure to avoid making the area darker. You need to make sure to do your massages post procedure for at least 6 weeks. Using Vitamin E oil pressing down relatively hard and rubbing in small circular motions 1-2 times daily will help loosen and flatten the treated area. But as stated above do not worry to much about the dark skin color as it will lighten back to normal with time. Keep in mind that this area has been through some heavy trauma and needs time to heal. Hope this helps!
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