What can be done to take pain away from fat necrosis in right butt cheek it's 5.4x1.4 oval mass (Photos)

Had bbl done 6 months ago and still have pain and hard lump that gets hot and hurts very bad had a sonogram done and it is 5.4c1.4 oval mass.Dr who did surgery gave me 4 grand back and discontinued my care so desperate to get help ASAP!!

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What can be done to take pain away from fat necrosis in right butt cheek it's 5.4x1.4 oval mass

I have removed blocks of fat necrosis from remote incision sites and then fat grafted later.

I would try to find a board certified plastic surgeon who has performed thousands of these procedures and who has pictures and reviews you like.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

What can be done to take pain away from fat necrosis in right butt cheek it's 5.4x1.4 oval mass

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I have removed blocks of fat necrosis from remote incision sites and then fat grafted later.

I would try to find a board certified plastic surgeon who has performed thousands of these procedures and who has pictures and reviews you like.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Fat necrosis

The firmness of the fat necrosis may get softer with time, but i can take a long time.  Otherwise, excision might be necessary.

Fat necrosis

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The firmness of the fat necrosis may get softer with time, but i can take a long time.  Otherwise, excision might be necessary.

Fat necrosis after BBL

Unfortunately, fat necrosis is a risk of having fat grafting especially if you have large amounts grafted. There isn't any real way to get rid of the firm area without excision. This will require a scar overlying the firm area and after the fat necrosis is removed, there may be a defect or volume loss there. This may require further fat grafting to fill back out. 

That being said, many times, the fat necrosis can get smaller over time and less uncomfortable with massage and scar remodeling. Best wishes.

Fat necrosis after BBL

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Unfortunately, fat necrosis is a risk of having fat grafting especially if you have large amounts grafted. There isn't any real way to get rid of the firm area without excision. This will require a scar overlying the firm area and after the fat necrosis is removed, there may be a defect or volume loss there. This may require further fat grafting to fill back out. 

That being said, many times, the fat necrosis can get smaller over time and less uncomfortable with massage and scar remodeling. Best wishes.

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