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Lipo Icing?
« on: October 25, 2006, 04:00:28 PM »
should you ice after lipo at all?

im 6 days post op.
Thanks.

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Re: Lipo Icing?
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2006, 04:02:04 PM »
I wondered the same thing.  I'm going to see the doc tomorrow, so I will ask.
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Re: Lipo Icing?
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2006, 04:24:02 PM »
Ice sounds good right about now for me too (6 days post op), but I had a sheet of info from the PS that I've since lost that I think said no ice.  Let us know.

Re: Lipo Icing?
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2006, 09:31:53 AM »
Doc said no ice

Re: Lipo Icing?
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2006, 01:03:22 PM »
strange, i had my lipo from one of the top guys in LA and he said ice it all i want, i even slept with ice packs for a while.  I'm not 6 weeks out and I iced the whole time with no complications from it.

Re: Lipo Icing?
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2006, 10:27:42 AM »
Ice usually reduces blood flow to an area so that would most likely slow down healing.  

I think Dr. Bermant also made a post recently saying that ice might cause tissue that would otherwise have survived to be lost or converted into scar tissue.


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