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Lipo side effects

Hello. I had chin/neck lipo 4 weeks ago. I just recently (1 week) starting noticing that I am experiencing a slight slurred speech issue. I realize that there is nerve damage with lipo but wanted to know if this is temporary. I got great results - still have issues with biting & eating because of my jaw still sore. Any info would be great. Thank you.

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  You may have temporary nerve bruising.
March 14, 2009 3:26 PM

The marginal mandibular nerve can be bruised during liposuction of the neck and this can distort your mouth.

It will almost certainly go away in a few more weeks. So be glad you got a (more)
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