3 Days Post Juvederm: Lots of brusing and possibly overfilled - Should I be worried? (Photo)
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Bruising and swelling after juvederm
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Use PICA for Bruising and Swelling after Filler Treatments
While certain techniques help to prevent bruising and swelling, fillers such as Juvederm often stimulate swelling for several days after a treatment. When this happens, I recommend:
Patience: Try not to worry. After 3-7 days, the tissue often settles and appears more even. If it doesn't, please check in with your provider.
Ice: Ice can help reduce swelling
Compression: Apply direct pressure to areas that appear asymmetrically swollen
Arnica and anti-histamines: To expedite healing, take oral arnica supplements and an anti-histamine such as Zyrtec daily for 5 days
Juvederm 3 days post
You will know the answer 7-10 days after the injection whether it is bruising and swelling or overfilled. If it is overfilled, then a hyaluronidase injection can be used to dissolve it, such as Vitrase or Hylenex.
To be sure, return to see your injector or see two or more board-certified plastic surgeons for a full and complete evaluation.
I hope this helps.
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Bruising and Swelling After Filler Injections
Having said this, it would be important for you to call your doctor that did the injections and check with him/her.
Bruising and swelling to this extent after Juvederm shouldn't happen with blunt cannula administration of Juvederm
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