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bulging muscle after chin tuck and Quick Lift
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I am 2 weeks post-op for Quick Lift with chin tuck. A few days ago I turned my head and felt a muscle pull under my jaw. It felt like I maybe stretched something too far. Now I have a large lump under my jaw that won't go away. Is it possible that I tore something? Should I be worried?

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Encino, CA
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January 15, 2009 7:14 AM

There may have been a slight tear in the the tissue that is being held by one of the purse string sutures, but this should respond nicely to ice compresses and time. Follow up with your (more)
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