Painful Lymphatic Massages After Lipo. Burning is Unbearable?

I had 8 pnds of fat removed. or 4 of the containers. Can anyone tell me if I will be left with lumps if I dont do these massages.

Doctor Answers 1

Lymphatic massage after liposuction

{{ voteCount >= 0 ? '+' + (voteCount + 1) : (voteCount + 1) }}

Thanks for your question.  Massaging after large volume liposuction may or may not help resolve lumps;  Lymphatic massage can help resolve excessive swelling and bruising after liposuction by increasing lymphatic uptake of the excess fluid and hemosiderin released from bruises.  Make sure to stick with the post-operative protocol that your surgeon has recommended for you.  Good luck and take care.

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.