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Is Abdominal Liposuction Painful? How To Reduce Pain?

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“It’s amazing to be beautiful, but tIS ABDOMINAL he pain is too much to bear.” – The above joke must be too familiar to women and sisters, it must also have been the reason why women are still hesitant in having Liposuction to become more beautiful. So, is liposuction painful? Let’s find out the answer in the article below!


To know whether liposuction is painful or not, we need to understand specifically what abdominal liposuction is?

Abdominal liposuction is a cosmetic procedure to quickly remove excess belly fat from the body. This technique is applied when measures such as diet and exercise are no longer effective in some people or for those who need to lose fat quickly.

Is Abdominal Liposuction Painful?
Is Abdominal Liposuction Painful?


As a matter of fact, like most major surgeries, liposuction can also carry some possible risks. Specifically:

  • You may experience disorder symptoms and bleeding after suddenly removing a large amount of excess fat from the body.
  • When the liposuction tube is inadvertently placed in contact with a blood vessel, extensive edema may also occur.
  • The risk of contour irregularities, increased pigment deposition, necrosis, or hematoma complications… This can also cause subcutaneous adipose tissue inflammation, blood vessel damage, abdominal wall perforation, infection, peritonitis, necrotizing para-abdominal inflammation, bleeding, or embolism.

Read more: When will we become beautiful after abdominal liposuction?

Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure to help lose fat quickly but can cause many complications. The above risks often occur in case we overdone the surgery and removed too much fat from many different body parts at the same time… And whether liposuction is safe or not, in fact, it always depends a lot on the skill of the doctor, as well as the Liposuction method you choose.


1. During the liposuction procedure

During this stage – whether abdominal liposuction is painful or not will depend a lot on the doctor’s qualifications. Highly qualified and experienced doctors can determine the exact level of excess fat in each body part that needs to be removed.

Local anesthesia (or general anesthesia/pre-anesthesia) is equally important. However, you must remember that local anesthesia (or general anesthesia / pre-anesthesia) will more or less affect health, even life-threatening. So to rest assured, we advise you consider carefully before choosing a cosmetic facility to have liposuction, so that the liposuction procedure is painless without overusing local anesthesia (or general anesthesia/pre-anesthesia) is not overused.

Is Abdominal Liposuction Painful?
Is Abdominal Liposuction Painful?

2. Is abdominal liposuction painful?

After undergoing abdominal liposuction, you may feel some soreness at first and it may disappear later. You will also feel mild or severe pain in the body part where liposuction is performed depending on you health condition. But you should not be too worried, because this is a natural sign after undergoing surgery. To improve this condition, you can use pain reliever or take a good care of your wound as instructed by the doctor…


In the following section, Dr. Park Sung Yong will share some tips to help overcome the pain after abdominal liposuction.

  • Proper hygiene

Proper hygiene is extremely important, because it directly affects the recovery time. You need to use physiological saline to clean the surgical areas. Avoid letting water or dirt come into contact with the wound.

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  • Gentle exercise

Doing light and gentle exercise can help eliminate the fluid/discharge better, which will help ease the pain.

  • Take pain relievers as prescribed by the doctor

It is extremely essential to take medicine as prescribed by your doctor, and remember not to take any medicines out of the prescription or overdose the medications. In case you feel a lot of pain or worry, you should contact your doctor directly for advice.

  • Supplement food rich in vitamin, minerals, calcium… intake

Supplement more foods containing a lot of vitamin A, minerals … such as cereal porridge, fruit smoothies. Especially in the first few days after liposuction, you must not skip meals.

  • Abstain from food that can cause swelling and scars for the first month

After abdominal liposuction, you should avoid eating chicken, seafood, sticky rice, beef, water spinach… for at least 1 month.



To rest assured before undergoing abdominal liposuction, customers must consider carefully choosing a good and prestigious cosmetic facility to have liposuction.

For years, Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital has always been proud to be one of the most prestigious and safest cosmetic facilities for customers to have High-tech Lipo Ultrasound Liposuction technology from Korea. Thereby helping customers to have their desired body shapes easily and quickly.

At Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital, customers will have the opportunity to experience one of the most professional beauty experience under the international standards. With state-of-the-art equipment, well-trained doctors and staff from abroad who have years of experience in cosmetology and regularly attend seminars, research and scientific publications on international cosmetology in countries such as Korea, America, Europe…, we ensure customers can achieve the most flawless beauty ever.

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Doctors of Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital attend conferences in Korea
Doctors of Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital attend conferences in Korea

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We hope you’v had enough useful information about whether abdominal liposuction is painful or not. If you have any further questions or concerns, please leave a comment below, contact Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital, or via our Hotline: 0901.666.879 for the most thoughtful advice and guidance!

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