Swelling at 5+ months post-op?

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~danielle~
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Swelling at 5+ months post-op?

#1 Post by ~danielle~ »

I had my BSSO (advancement) and genio about 5.5 months ago and have noticed the swelling go down pretty consistantly since then. I cant really see anymore swelling right now, but I am sure that I will continue to see changes as things settle. I do however notice that in the morning, my bottom lip is big and puffy (to almost twice its normal size)- its even started peeling from the swelling. :( I never think to bring this up at my appointments because it goes back to normal size after a few hours and I dont feel its serious enough to phone my OS about. I was just wondering if anyone else has had this happen or has any ideas on what I can do to get it back to normal?

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#2 Post by ohmyjaw »

Hmm, that sounds a bit odd, actually. Is it possible that you have an allergy to something? I would definitely bring it up at your next appointment.

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#3 Post by gatorseh »

I would call your OS. Mine told me to call her for an appointment if my swelling ever went back up again (and I'm 10 weeks out now).

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