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Has anyone been disfigured by overcorrection of Sculptra and returned to pre Sculptra state?

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  • Bethlehem, PA
  • 6 months ago

I am at 22 months after Sculptra injections of only 2 vials and look so off balance and overvolumized.  Is there anyone who has gone through this and returned to preSculptra state?  Is this disfigurement permanant or does it all go away? I have seen many posts where people claim they get arthritic pain throughout their body from this horrible product.  I am one of those people.  Why on earth is this injectable still being used when it can be so harmful in some individuals

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I've had the same problem...At what mark does it start to go down? It's aged me about 10 yrs. Miserable...
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I'm approaching the 2 year mark myself after just 2 treatments too, and it seems to be Fuller than ever!! I'm actually underweight but my face looks massive! It's so upsetting. They said 2 years...what a lie
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So sorry to hear about your negative Sculptra experience Gabby17. Unfortunately, so many people are coming forth with Sculptra complications. Quite a few doctors stopped using it because it's so unpredictable. It not only looks massive but reconfigures the face in such an odd way. It's a horrible product. Do you get swelling?
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No I've been lucky that I don't get swelling or anything like that, it's just a general over fullness. I'm praying every night that if begins to dissipate.
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You are very lucky you don't get the swelling, it is an allergic reaction and as long as the product remains, so does the swelling. I understand where you're coming from about the fullness. I've talked with several people and all say it gets better over time. Unfortunately, it's a very slow process and small decreases in a span of months. You will be fine.
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How many vials of sculptra did you receive over the course of the 2 treatments? I had over growth after 2 treatments as well. Pretty scary. It's changed my face shape completely and has hardened my face. in hindsight, probably not the best candidate for sculptra as I'm pretty young and wanted targeted fullness in my cheek bones. Just waiting it out for it to go away...
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I had 2 vials at one session. I refused to come back for another session as my instincts kicked in pretty quickly and I realized this was not right for me. I created a lot of volume early on and continued to grow and peak at about 8 or 9 months. My face shape has changed also. What used to be a soft looking face is now a mannish, high and wide cheekbone face and wide jaw. My chin is almost gone. Horrible stuff! When did you have your injections?
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I got mine 3 months ago...meaning it will continue to grow? OMG, this is the worst nightmare ever. There must be a way we can calm it down.
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3 months? It barely shows then...you've seen nothing yet!
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I have to agree with Gabby17, I am sorry to put you in a panic but this is what this product does. Some people hardly get any reaction at all, while others find it growing out of control. I have a hard time going out and it's been 26 months. Some of the volume went down but what remains reconfigured my face. People always stare at me. I feel hideous.
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You may be one of the lucky ones and purge this product quicker than others. Also, my P.S. has no clue to anatomy of the face. He gave me cheekbones where none existed. So maybe if the placement is okay you will just have to wait for the volume to go down.
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No answers, so that must mean no. I sure didn't
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How far are you dear? Some docs say 2 to 4 years so there is still hope
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I've been talking with someone for support, she says over 3 years
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