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It has been 2 months. I exercise, and eat right. I look in the mirror and it is still the same. I can still grab a 3" hunk. What is it?


I am 51 and had liposuction done over a year ago on my hips, abdomen and back (which he didn't do). I have a feeling that he took so much out of my abdomen that he could not take anymore from the other areas I paid for.

I noticed how I became lopsided on my back above my hip. One side curved in nicely and the other side was huge (atleast a 2" difference). Other people noticed it as well.

I went back to him and he said he would redo it for a fee. His nurse tried to talk me out of it. I felt a little upset because I felt like it was his mess up.

Finally I went to another plastic surgeon and he agreed something was wrong. This one said that "even if it had been sucked out and there was swelling, the swelling should not be that massive after this much time".

So I underwent a second surgery, this time adding on inner thighs and batwings along with the back hip (flank) in question. The second surgeon claims he sucked out a lot in that (flank back hip) area and didn't think the other doctor had done it before.


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