Hello, I just had ultrasonic cavitation done on my chin. I am wondering about what she had used might be strong. I have a kind of feeling till the bottom of the tongue. Are there any side effects felt when she uses too strong frequency? Then, she was talking about using it on people's stomach fat. I did a lymph massage and applied ice on it. I did it for the first time a week back, and my glands are little swollen, which I thought was normal as some fat got dispersed from its cell. Please advise.
Thank you for your query. I understand that you had ultrasonic cavitation on your chin about a week back. Could you please elaborate whether you had this only on your chin or other parts of your face or body as well in one sitting? Do you have any underlying medical conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure? Since it is just a week, it is fine to feel a bit bruised and have swollen glands at this point. It is a good job of applying ice on it. Simple analgesics like Paracetamol can also take the pain away, if any. Do you have any redness, swelling, or discharge around the area where you had the probe? I would not worry much at this point unless there are any signs of infection, as I have elaborated above. Please get back to me along with answers to my questions above if you have any further clarifications needed. Best wishes.
Thank you doctor,
Yes, I had it a week ago and then again today. I am concerned because I could feel the heat and pinch-like feelings close to the bottom of my tongue, and I feel like she may have used a higher frequency than she supposes to use on my chin. I have no other health conditions. I am a generally healthy person, and the chin was the only area treated. She used it for 20 minutes, and it was very loud in my ears. The site is warm with mild swelling, and my throat remains slightly sore. Then I started reading online about internal burns and necrosis of the skin. Now I am scared to death. So I decided to seek accurate advice. Thanks.
Thanks for getting back to me. Yes, it is alright to feel slightly bruised and swollen around the area since you had a revision procedure just today. The procedure can sometimes feel warm and have a minor soreness around teeth, gums, and even tongue. Because of the ultrasonic vibrations transmitted through the bone, you can perceive it as loud on occasions. As I said before, I would like to reassure you that you will start to feel better with time as healing occurs. Please look at your oral hygiene as directed by your doctor in the next few days and keep an eye on the area, particularly for any signs of infection. Do you have any of the symptoms I explained in my previous answer, like extreme pain, redness, swelling, or discharge? Please get back to your doctor or ER (emergency) for further management, like taking blood to diagnose infection or antibiotics. Please let me know how you get along over the next few days. Wishing you a speedy recovery. Best Wishes.
The Probable causes:
You seem to have cellulite or cosmetic.
Maintain adequate oral hygiene.
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