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I am having safelipo on inner and outer thighs and flanks on Friday. I go back to work the following Thursday and have to work 6 straight days. I am an er nurse and spend 12 hour shifts on my feet. I am really afraid of the swelling I will have. How can I avoid increasing the swelling? I will have a compression garment but am terrified my legs will turn into balloons.

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Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  Working after lipo
May 17, 2016 3:38 AM

If you are SO concerned with postop swelling from long standing hours at work maybe either reschedule surgery to where you have 3 weeks recovery or trade off work days. But I would do (more)
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