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Ellicott City, MD

How long does it take for the numbness to go away
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I had lip on upper lower abs, flanks, back on Nov 15. I am still sore and have to wear cg all the time or else it hurts more. How long will it take so that I can see some results and the numbness goes away. Also I am taking way too much ibupofen still. I have to. I am back at work BTW but it still hurts.

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Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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January 14, 2011 3:21 AM

You should be pain free by now if you ONLY had liposuction. Seek in person opinions. From MIAMI Dr. Darryl j. Blinski (more)
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Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
United States
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January 13, 2011 7:16 PM

Pain is very variable. Compression garments help, but often my patient get relief with PostOp massages and lymphatic drainage techniques. If your doctor does not offer them, ask him to (more)
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