Can I get a hernia in my abdomen from liposuction?

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Published on Mar 27, 2018

It would be very unlikely that liposuction would be the cause of an abdominal hernia. The more likely scenario is that the removal of the overlying fat revealed a pre-existing hernia that was previously undetected.

Answered by Harry Glassman, M.D. (View Profile)

It would be very unlikely that liposuction would be the cause of an abdominal hernia. The more likely scenario is that the removal of the overlying fat revealed a pre-existing hernia that was previously undetected.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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