What is this spot on my stomach? (Photo)
1 year ago
I got my bbl 7 days ago today in Cali, Colombia. I get my massages done everyday here and one of those days the side of my stomach started to burn all day and it has like a bruise looking color (purple and red) . It wasn't there before after my surgery. The doctor came to see me and said it was burnt from the faja and put some "hydratation injections " on it but it hasn't gotten better . It doesn't hurt but it's still very visible. I need to know what this is help !! It's been 4 days since I have this
Doctor Answers 3
I would recommend that you contact your plastic surgeon and convey these photos and questions.
Your photos appear to show a surface abrasion from your garment . I would recommend using ointment over the skin until complete epithelialization and cover with a nonstick dressing. I would also recommend to wear, if you are not already using, lipo-foam over your abrasion dressing and around your entire waste underneath your post operative garment. Lipo-foam will prevent abrasions and improve the skin contour.
I wish you well through your recovery,
James S McAdoo DO FACOS
- AOA dual board certified general and plastic reconstructive surgeon
- Microsurgery fellowship trained
- 33,000 operative cases
- 10,000 BBLs
Bruising after liposuction is not uncommon . i don't think you should worry too much about that spot since it has been only 4 days from surgery, and it looks like it is resolving already. You can use some padding to avoid excessive pressure from the faja in that area . best wishes
As it can be seen what you have gotten there is a burn, you need to follow up with your doctor for proper treatment, as he did your surgery he will know if there is risk of any other issue. Best Wishes!
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