Day 2 of lip injections and pretty swollen. Will pure aloe help? Any recommendations? (Photo)

I had lip injections yesterday night and I'm pretty swollen the following day. I know swelling last for about 4 days but what can I do to recuse swelling? I heard pure aloe can help? I have an aloe plant and was wondering if I should apply some gel onto my lips. Any further tips? Thanks

Doctor Answers (1)

Arnica Montana

For all procedures in our office, we always recommend that patients take Arnica (pineapple extract). We have seen this to noticeably reduce swelling and bruising. Sometimes, we even tell patients to eat half a pineapple the day before surgery!

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