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Coolsculpting and side effects?

What are the side effects of Coolsculpting?

Coolsculpting is a non-surgical, safer alternative to liposuction, which does not require an anaesthetic, however it is still a medical procedure and it is important to realise that there is small risk of side effects. Apart from the mild discomfort during the treatment, some patients may feel bruised or mildly tender for a twenty-four to seventy-two hours.

A rare complication is late onset pain thought to result from irritation of the nerves during treatment: this pain generally appears on the third to fifth day after treatment, and although it usually resolves by itself, some patients may require a stronger pain medication which your doctor should be able to write you a prescription for. An extremely rare complication (seen in less than on in every ten thousand patients) involves growth of fat, rather than fat loss at the site and may require surgical correction.