Butt Injection Removal Options?

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Options depend on the material injected

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Hello,

Thank you for the question.  The options for removing or reducing buttock injections depends on the material utilized.  If fat was used for injection as in Brazilian buttock lift then liposuction alone will reduce the volume of the buttock.  If, however, synthetic substances were used then reduction or removal will be much harder.  Liposuction can still be used in certain cases if the particulate size is small but it will remove both the substance and the surrounding fat.

All the best,

Dr Remus Repta


Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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Removal of Buttock Injections

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If the injections are fat then the process of reduction of the buttocks or removal of the fat is as simple as liposuction. If the injected material is free silicone or some other substance which we do not know then surgical removal is the only option.

Norman Bakshandeh, MD, FACS
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Buttock Injections

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Buttock augmentation with "injections" other than your own fat is never a good idea.  The complication rate is very high and the complications severe, from infection to migration of the substance, to severe hardening of the buttock tissues.  In any case, major even drastic surgery is usually required to remedy these problems, leaving major scars and deformities.  Wish I had better news for you...RAS

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Buttock Injections

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Hello Missmad

Butt injections done by non-proffessional are a mixture of many things from commercial grade silicone to hydrgell, and many other substances. All will cause hardening and granulomas.

The only way to remove such substances is by surgery that may and will leave scars and deformities, which has to be dealt with at a later stage.

Infection is second to granulomas, and that complication need agressive treatment.

pain and hard lumps are other complications.

Normally the injected material can not be removed totally, but one needs to attempt to remove the majority of the material.

Injected free silicone can migrate to local lymph nodes, and can cause swelling.

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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