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Risks of liposuction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help u?
User :   hi
User :   i want to inquire about lipposuction...ow safe is it
Doctor :  
ok
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for whom?
User :   myself
Doctor :  
we have ur chat history
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give me 2 minutes time to check it once
User :   ok
Doctor :  
so u are 36 female powai 5'5'' 77?
User :   exactly
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
Every surgical or medical procedure involves a certain amount of risk.
User :   ok
Doctor :   similarly even liposuction is having risks and side effects
User :   like
Doctor :  
but nowadays with advanced technology and expertise they are reduced very much
Doctor :  
i will list out side effects here
User :   ok
Doctor :  
The most common dangers of liposuction include risks associated with removing too much fat from targeted areas at once
Doctor :   Excessive liposuction can cause problems including dents, lumps, and sagging skin.
User :   ok
Doctor :   In order to minimize surgical complications and the side effects of overexposure to anesthesia, patients should schedule multiple liposuction procedures at least several days apart.
Doctor :   Severe complications associated with liposuction are rare
Doctor :   Severe complications include adverse reactions to anesthesia, cardiac arrest, internal blood clots, excessive bleeding, permanent nerve damage, seizures.
User :   and
User :   but nowadays with advanced technology and expertise they are reduced very much
Doctor :   yes
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but it totally depends upon the surgeon
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and anaesthetist
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if they are competent enough then they can minimize the side effects
User :   ok
User :   so u think i should go for it as my tummy is 38 inches
Doctor :   It is important to understand that there are risks, problems, and complications associated with any cosmetic surgery procedure.
Doctor :   liposuction is generally indicated for candidates who have localised deposits of fat rather than generalised obese people
Doctor :   u can go for it
User :   i am not obese i jst have fat in stomach area
Doctor :  
i will definitely give whatever information u want.But the best place to find out about potential dangers of liposuction is from your physician...
User :   my physician said no side affects
Doctor :   phyisican in the sense general surgeon who is going to operate u
Doctor :   then fine ..u can proceed ..

Doctor :  
A good candidate for the tummy tuck procedure is an adult who is not far from his or her ideal body weight, with an abdominal area that has not adequately responded to modification by diet and exercise.
User :   how mch will i reduce as i said my tummy is 38inches and he said he will remove 3 ltrs of fat
Doctor :   u will reduce very much like it will become almost 30 to 32
User :   wow
Doctor :  
and it depends mostly on the surgeon again..
User :   ok
Doctor :   u there?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
then
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   do u recommend it or not as i said i am not redung i t by excercise and diet
Doctor :   i don't recommend liposuction to anyone..as if anyone is trying hard to reduce weight will definitely reduce.
Doctor :   believe me or not even i was 98 kg and now my weight is 75 kg
User :   how u reduced
Doctor :  
i have reduced weight only through jogging /gym/dieting
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i tried a lot many times but i was a failure
User :   but try to understand my stomach is huge
Doctor :  
but i dint stop trying
User :   its not going thru dietng and escercise
Doctor :  
i can understand as even i was in ur postion 4 years back
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nowadays many people are going for liposuction
User :   how old r u
Doctor :  
i am 25 now
User :   yeah many ppl are goign for lippo
Doctor :   so u can go for it\
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27*
Doctor :   but according to me going for surgery is risky
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if u are ready to take risk then u can go for it\
User :   how risky
Doctor :  
i have already told u about side effects
User :   yes
Doctor :   but there is no rule that u will get those side effecys
User :   ok
Doctor :   am i confusing u?

Doctor :  
ultimately there are side effects
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