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sammarie
9 months ago

Lipo and bbl with a negative ANA but systemic scleroderma antibodies

I’m a mom of 2 who has been saving money up for years to get some Lipo and bbl work done. My blood work came back Ana negative but with sick-70 antibodies I have none of the symptoms would it be to dangerous to do this surgery ?

Procedure: Liposuction
Location: orlando, FL

Replies 4

Samir Shureih

You need to discuss your situation with your Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and have a full workup for scleroderma and auto-immune diseases. After that is completed then your risk factors can be discussed with your Plastic Surgeon and other specialties.

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Alfred Antonetti
ASPS Surgeon

You should do what Dr. Shureih recommends. I totally agree with what he said to you,

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Han Hoang
ASPS Surgeon

Liposuction and bbl are completely elective and should be done with the lowest potential risks. I strongly recommend full work up and potentially rheumatology consult if your PCP thinks it’s necessary first.

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