Things You Ought To Know First Before Undergoing Liposuction Surgery

Written by Charlene J. Nuble

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* Infections happen after any surgery and some physicians prescribe an antibiotic to patients having liposuction so it is important to keeprepparttar wound clean. Infections may be life threatening such as necrotizing fasciitis (bacteria eating awayrepparttar 135123 tissue) orrepparttar 135124 toxic shock syndrome caused by bacteria associated with surgery.

* Embolism occurs when tiny globules of fat trapped inrepparttar 135125 blood stream blocksrepparttar 135126 blood flow torepparttar 135127 tissue. This may cause permanent disability. Signs of pulmonary embolism are shortness of breath or difficulty of breathing.

* Drug reactions or overdose from lidocaine is fatal. Lidocaine is a drug that numbsrepparttar 135128 skin and large doses of this is used during liposuction. The effects of lidocaine are lightheadedness, restlessness, drowsiness, slurred speech, muscle twitching, and convulsions. Overdose of this drug may causerepparttar 135129 heart to stop which is naturally fatal.

* Burns caused byrepparttar 135130 ultrasound probe during ultrasound assisted liposuction.

* Visceral perforations or puncture wounds inrepparttar 135131 organs may require another surgery and can be fatal. During liposuction,repparttar 135132 physician does not see whererepparttar 135133 probe (canula) is, so it is possible to harm internal organs.

* Skin death (skin necrosis) occurs when skin changes color and fall off. This may also cause infection.

* Paresthesias is an altered sensation atrepparttar 135134 site of liposuction. This may be inrepparttar 135135 form of increased sensitivity inrepparttar 135136 area or loss of feeling. Some cases of this are permanent.

* Swelling

* Death

Given thatrepparttar 135137 surgery had no major complications, recovery from liposuction can still be difficult.

The liposuctioned area appears larger than before because of swelling.

Special compression garments must be worn for two to three weeks to reduce swelling, bleeding, and to help contourrepparttar 135138 new body. The patient starts to feel better after a week or two after liposuction.

Walking is recommended after liposuction to prevent blood clots forming inrepparttar 135139 legs. Finally, exercise and diet will help keep your new shape.

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Beauty Secret from Brazil for Cellulite

Written by Burgundy Shank

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Cellulite removal can also be increased withrepparttar help of massage. A hand-held massage brush with either wooden or rubber pegs feels great and is inexpensive. Massages can be used daily to help with cellulite removal.

Once you’ve completedrepparttar 135114 treatment,repparttar 135115 broken up fat will begin to look for a new place to rest inrepparttar 135116 body. You can avoid this by drinking lots of water both before and after your scrub or massage.

Burgundy Shank makes scrubs and other personal care products using essential oils, botanicals and other natural ingredients. You can download the FREE Report “The Top 10 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Personal Care Products” by joining her online newsletter, “Beauty Secrets from Around the World” at

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