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Penis Enlargement Recovery Guide & Tips

Penis Enlargement Recovery Guide & Tips

Postby Make_Me_Heal_Team » Fri Sep 14, 2007 4:46 pm

Hello Everyone,

We thought we would put together a must-have list of recovery tips for patients. This post focuses on swelling tips. Most patients who have plastic surgery are worried about post-operative swelling and how they can minimize this unsettling symptom. As swelling can remain for days, weeks or longer, being prepared and knowing the key recovery tips will greatly help to minimize swelling.

Below is a must-have proactive list for anyone having plastic surgery who wants to take the air out of swelling:

Chill Out: 20 Minutes On, 40 Minutes Off

Many patients ice constantly (day & night) during the initial days of post-op. Apply a cold compress for 20 minutes on swollen area, then 40 minutes off, repeating hourly. Don’t put a cold compress directly on skin, as you should put a paper towel or thin, soft cloth on the swollen area to protect it. You can use specialized cold therapy compresses, frozen peas or blueberries in ziplock bags, or gauze pads soaked in water and ice.

Compresses We Recommend:

1) Cold & Hot 10"x9" Compress: http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=10367

2) Cold & Hot Deluxe Compress - 11"x14": http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=39953

3) Standard Size Cold Therapy Pack: http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=13120

Slip Into A Medical Compression Garment

Following liposuction, wearing a medical compression garment becomes crucial to your healing. A compression garment accelerates the healing process and allows you to return to daily life sooner by minimizing swelling, improving blood circulation, providing support and comfort to surgical areas, and by flushing the body out of potentially harmful fluids. By applying pressure, a garment helps the skin fit better to its new body shape with less likelihood of skin sagging. It is important that the garment be made specifically for plastic surgery recovery.

Choosing the right garment can have a significant impact on your healing. It is not recommended to sacrifice your cosmetic results by wearing a non-medical garment from your local store that is not specifically made for a cosmetic medical procedure (such as over-the-counter girdles, athletic shorts, body suits, tights, shapewear, sports bras) because they are not designed for continuous wear during recovery. Wearing a non-medical garment can be bad for healing, as you can slow down your recovery, worsen your swelling and other symptoms, and increase your post-op discomfort.

The garment most appropriate for penis enlargement is the Male Scrotum Support Garment and can be found at the link below:

http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=10688

The Natural Path To Healing With Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies such as Arnica Montana and Bromelain can shorten your recovery and lessen the swelling that you experience.

Arnica Montana:
Arnica Montana is a homeopathic herb that can shorten recovery by reducing post-op swelling and bruising. Arnica comes in both pill and cream form. The pill form can be taken several days before surgery and up to a few days post-op. The cream form can be applied on the affected swollen areas once the incisions have been closed.

Arnica Montana Products We Recommend:

Pill-form Arnica:

1) Sinecch Arnica Montana: http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=10369

2) Vitamedica Arnica Montana: http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=15740

Cream-form Arnica:

1) Boiron Arnica Montana Gel:
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=11537

Bromelain
Bromelain is a natural pineapple enzyme that helps reduce post-op swelling and pain, and accelerates healing. Taken a week to several days before surgery and up to 1-2 weeks post-op.

Bromelain Products We Recommend

1) Make Me Heal Plastic Surgery Healing Multinutrient - Post-Op Formula (w/Bromelain) -
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=13509

2) Vitamedica Arnica Montana & Bromelain Kit:
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=13518

Healing Multivitamins designed specifically for recovery are popular with patients, as they enable you to get all the essential healing vitamins, supplements, and minerals in one product.

1) Make Me Heal Plastic Surgery Healing Multinutrient - Pre & Post-op Forumula (w/Bromelain) -
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=13511

2) VitaMedica Plastic Surgery Pre & Post-Op Program (w/Vitamins, Arnica, Bromelain & FREE Arnica cream):
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=13517

Elevate Yourself

Rest and sleep on your back continuously in an inclined position (25-45 degree angle) for the initial days of post-op or as long as major swelling remains. Resting in elevation enables optimal blood circulation and helps reduce swelling. You can achieve elevation by using specialized pillows such as a wedge pillow with an incline design, or by propping yourself above 3-4 pillows, or by sleeping on a recliner.

Wedge pillows are specially designed with an incline to provide proper alignment and to keep your affected swollen areas (mid or lower body areas) comfortably elevated in an angle that helps reduce swelling and enables optimal blood circulation to all the vital healing areas. Depending on the area(s) that underwent liposuction, you may need to keep such area(s) elevated. For patients having lower body liposuction, there are knee and leg wedges and lifts that also serve the purpose of keeping swollen areas (particularly the legs, thighs, calves, and feet area) comfortably elevated in an angle that is needed for reducing swelling. Many patients find bed wedges to be a superior and more comfortable elevation solution compared to putting oneself above pillows on a bed. The advantages of wedges compared to pillows are that they are sturdy, you do not have to worry about slipping off as you would with pillows, you have far less tension and stress on your body, and you do not have to periodically rearrange the wedge as you would with pillows that shift around and fall.

Bed Wedge Pillows We Recommend:

1) Memory Foam Bed Wedge:
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=10574

2) Deluxe/Ultra-Comfort Memory Foam Wedge:
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=13440

3) Bed Wedge Pillow:
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=10043

4) Memory Foam Leg Wedge Pillow:
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=10588

5) Leg Wedge Pillow:
http://www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=10052

Avoid Hot Showers

During the initial weeks of post-op, the water in the shower should be moderately warm because hot or steamy water can worsen swelling. Avoid having the water stream come down directly on fragile surgical areas.

Eat Right

*As salt (sodium) can worsen swelling, avoid foods and drinks containing salt during recovery.

*Drinking pineapple juice, which contains Bromelain, can be effective in reducing swelling.

*Eat leaf lettuce, eggs, and yogurt, which are excellent sources of Vitamin K, another possible remedy to swelling.
All the best,

The MakeMeHeal Crew
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