What Causes Allergic Reactions to Fillers? Is There a Way to Do a Test?
- Asked by Tylie in Minneapolis, MN
- 3 years ago
Is there a way to know ahead of time if you will react allergically to Restylane or Radiesse or Selphyl? Can you do a test injection on your arm or back like they do for regular allergy testing first? If one occurs what happens (symptom wise-itching, swelling, scarring) and how do you counteract it?
Allergic reactions to hyaluronic acid fillers is extremely rare and therefore skin tests are not recommended. If you are overly sensiive , a skin test probably can be performed just like what we used to do with collagen.
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