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Excessive edema post Lipo 3 months. What do I do?

Had abdomen & flank Lipo w/ closed sutures 3 months ago. Have had allergic responses (never before) & pitting edema in feet, ankles & legs.

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Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
United States
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April 21, 2011 11:47 AM

I would see a physician may be even in the ER and make sure you don't have an outflow problem and have your vena cava sono as well as the deep leg veins examined. Don't wait (more)
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Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
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April 19, 2011 5:15 AM

See another in person opinion. Not usual. (more)
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May 28, 2011 3:59 AM

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