Persistent Discomfort 10 Days After Vaser Liposuction Normal?

Is it normal to have a persistent discomfort 10 days after Vaser Liposuction? I continue to have numbness, itchiness, tightness and pain that haven't lessened. It's still hard to go from one position to another and I stiffen up quickly.

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Vaser liposuction: post-op discomfort

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hello marishka  

Pain and discomfort after liposuction varies according to patients, oral medication is given to control pain in the first few days. Discomfort is usually based on the extent to which the location and number of areas treated. Most swelling and bruising will heal in the first 2 weeks, but can persist for up to 6-8 weeks. #post-op #discomfort

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At 10 days post-op, the issues you describe are not unusual.  I can promise you things will get better over time so try to be patient.  One thing we do for all our Vaser patients in my office is Endermologie.  It really helps and will not hurt.  Perhaps you might investigate this option

Edmond A. Zingaro, MD
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon

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