Hello .. i am 33 yr old woman who had silcone injected into my hps and buttocks in 1995. i havent experienced any problems . on dizziness. etc. but i have experienced very dark skin in my hip area .. and not my buttocks. thee is no pain atall. only extremely dark area on both sides of my lower part of thighs. it has been dark since 1997. what should i do?
Treating Dark Skin from Hip and Buttocks Silicone Injections?
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Dark areas and dark skin after silicone injection
I see this very often with silicone injections. The pigmentation represents a hyperinflammatory state with deposition of melanin by melanocytes. There is often increased vascularity. I treat these with TAC injections and anti-inflammatories. At this time, I would control the skin discoloration with topical Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM until resolution of the inflammation.
Correcting Darker Skin
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