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Subcutaneous hematoma in the penis following liposuction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I just had liposuction surgery on my abdomen 2 days ago. About 4200 cc's removed. No complications. Today, my scrotum and the left side of my penis are swollen and black and blue. It looks like a whole side of my penis is filled with blood. I saw the surgeon and he said this is normal and happens frequently to men who have any kind of surgery on their lower torso. I just thought it was weird that a whole side of my penis would swell like a baloon. Anyone hear of this? Im afraid something is going to explode...something i may need.                                             
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Let me read the query.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you do not have any other symptoms, you need not worry.
User :   it is not causing any pain
User :   it just looks awful
Doctor :   Due to the surgery one can develop subcutaneous hematoma.
Doctor :   Usually they would fade away with time.
Doctor :   The whole discoloration and the swelling would reduce.
User :   and presumably my penis is not being damaged?
Doctor :   You can use hot water bags to hasten the procedure if you wish to.
Doctor :   However that is not completely necessary.
Doctor :   If you do not have symptoms of pain or problems with urination then you need not worry.
User :   i dont mind living with it as I heal. As long as I know it is not something serious. thank you
Doctor :   Do you have any other query that I can assist with?
User :   not at this time, the swollen penis was quite enough for one day
Doctor :   I hope I have made things lighter now.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form too.
User :   yes, I just did. thank you and take care
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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