Can coolsculpting procedure cause Ventral Hernias?
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Ventral Hernia after the Coolsculpting procedure.
Thank you for your question. I am assuming that your physician examined you thoroughly before performing the coolsculpting procedure. Coolsculpting is meant for treating the fat above the muscle what is known as subcutaneous fat. Coolsculpting is not known to cause any hernia but if excessive fat is present in the area of treatment which can certainly obscure the diagnosis of preexisting hernia. Speak with your physician provider regarding these symptoms and get evaluated. Best wishes.
Ventral Hernia: Coolsculpting--See An Expert
Coolsculpting does not cause hernias but may unmask a hernia that was not clinically apparent before the procedure. Please see an expert for a formal evaluation. Best, Dr. Emer
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