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hernandezrosella 09-09-2010 02:13 AM

Sclerotherapy Laymphatic
 
Has anyone here on this done on your face. I have LM mine on my right cheek. They did find a Dr. Do mine. Do they put you out or our you awake for this. Is this on over night thing or are you out the same day. How long does this take. I have research it but it's not tell what I like to know.

Would like to hear experience from Adult who have had this done. I'm 47


Thanks.

missy 09-09-2010 11:09 AM

Glad you found a doctor! Who will you be seeing?

I can't answer your other questions, but other people will be around soon.

Missy

hernandezrosella 09-09-2010 10:02 PM

Dr Thacker at Baylor here in Dallas. have not seen him yet he is waiting on my MRI but looks like my Dr doesn't have them anymore Im thinking they lost them what a journey.

missy 09-09-2010 10:50 PM

:(

Jeez.

Missy

JMR00 09-26-2010 04:20 PM

Hi,
I'm not in the USA, so any recommendations for doctors etc won't help you, but I have had 2 lots of sclerotherapy on my right cheek. They gave me a general anesthetic, because they do a very detailed scan at the same time to locate areas to inject. The first time they kept me in overnight, but that was because I was still classed as a child then, the second time I was out the same day. It is VERY swolen afterwards, and generally there is some blistering, but both die down after about a week. Both times the results have been VERY good!
Good luck, let me know if you have more questions :)

hernandezrosella 09-28-2010 10:16 PM

Hi
 
Thanks. I do have a couple of questions. Were you able to eat without any pain right after and can you go back to work. What is the down time?. I work as a janitorial where I do lifting and outdoors what do they ask you don't do after treatment. Again thanks for replying.

hernandezrosella 10-09-2010 12:36 AM

Schedule my first treatment.
 
I am Schedule for Mon morning to start my treatment.

missy 10-09-2010 01:42 PM

Let us know how things go!! We'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Missy

hernandezrosella 10-11-2010 02:29 AM

Okay I will.

missy 10-11-2010 10:53 AM

It's early here Monday morning (and even earlier there!) so I'll be thinking of you today. I'll look for an update this evening and good luck to you! Here's hoping your doctor can give you some relief!

Missy


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