What about the constant pain?

Thanks for helping me to understand about the swelling. Now for the pain. It has been 23 days since the surgery and I am still in a huge amount of pain. I can't work, it is very hard to get up and down, I can't walk for very long. My doctor did what I was told would be a 3 to 4 hour surgery in 45 minutes. His previous patient took 6 hours. I had all the sections of my stomach done in 45 minutes. Could there be an issue I should be worried about? I only drained 1 day.

Doctor Answers 3

Pain after surgery

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The degree of pain you describe is not normal, especially 23 days after surgery.  Contact your doctor for an evaluation.  


Houston Plastic Surgeon
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Dr Derby

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Thank you for your question. Having so much pain after surgery is not very normal. Please contact your surgeon directly and , if possible, schedule a consult with him/her. Best of luck

Derby Sang Caputo, MD
Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 99 reviews

Pain After Liposuction

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Please speak to your physician there shouldn't be too much pain after the liposuction procedure.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 207 reviews

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