Is it normal to get these red marks after zeltiq coolsculpting?
What you are seeing are tiny pettichiae in the skin resulting from the amount of suction applied by the applicator. Those are tiny capillaries that broke during the procedure. These will resolve with time.
Red marks after Coolsculpting
Everyone responds differently to Coolsculpting in general and they respond differently in different areas. These are petechiae from the suction. I had this myself when I had my lower abdomen done. They will resolve over the next few days to weeks.
Petechiae post coolsculpting
The bruising or petechiae (broken blood vessels) that is shown in your picture should resolve on its own. It is not uncommon, and arnica may be helpful to speed up the healing process.
Bruising from Coolsculpting
Coolsculpting is an amazing procedure that reduces fat in a give area by 20 percent. It looks like you had bruising from the applicator which was applied. The bruising or petechiae (broken blood vessels) should resolve on its own. Arnica can often expedite this healing process. Please let me know how your results were.
CoolSculpting can cause some bruising and tiny inflamed or broken capillaries, also call petechiae. If you take omega fatty acids (fish oil), aspirin, blood thinners or have anemia you can more prone to bruising or petechiae. It is also normal to be mildly sore, tender to touch, and some people can even be a little itchy. These are all normal/expected reactions and usually resolve within a few weeks. If the areas stay that way, become worse, or are accompanied by a fever you should contact your doctor or treatment provider.
Probably Normal CoolSculpting Effects and Short-Term Changes
From your photos the marks appear to be like bruising. This could have been caused by the vacuum suction. We see occasional bruise like marks with CoolSculpting, but this has resolved over several days with no other negative effects. Please be sure to keep in touch with your plastic surgeon's office. They can see you personally and best assess the marks, particularly if they do not disappear soon.
Yes these marks are normal. The suction seems to leave these marks more frequently on the love handle area than any other areas.
Red marks after CoolSculpting
It is possible to get discoloration after a CoolSculpting treatment, but it does not always occur. The discoloration can be reddish or like a bruise. The color can last a few days or sometimes a bit longer but it should fade away completely with time. It is not anything bad or worrisome.