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What causes painful back with lumps post laser lipo?

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I have lumps and dents in my back seven weeks after laser lipo and it is quite painful. Is this normal and can I do something about it?
Posted Wed, 27 Aug 2014 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
This will resolve with time

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to healthcaremagic

I am Dr. Kakkar. I have gone through your query and I have understood it.

Immediately after lipo you will be swollen and bruised for the first few weeks, this eventually goes away, At 7 weeks, you have just completed the proliferative phase of wound healing and firmness and irregularities are not uncommon.

This is normal in all likelihood and will go away. You can massage them. Your doctor could try dilute steroid injections.

Pain killers would help relieve the discomfort.

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Follow-up: What causes painful back with lumps post laser lipo? 20 minutes later
How long will these symptoms last?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Will go with time

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

They should resolve with time in another month or so.

Regards
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