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juvederm cheek infection after one day. Could I have 0.5cc Syringe? (Photo)

Got Juvederm injection by a Nurse at a spa not a Doctor. On left side I got injected 0.4 cc and on right side 0.1 cc and next day , my right cheek got all red and 2nd day , my lower eye lid got red. Questions: 1-Does Juvederm offer 0.5cc or she used an open packaged ? 2-They asked me to take Cephalexin and almost killed the infection but my cheek got dark skin. Will my skin stays dark or go away? 3-Does Cephalexin removes Juvederm from my face? if yes , I would like to get my money back .

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Some products come in .5cc, most Juvederm if not all come in 1cc syringes.

Some products come in .5cc, most Juvederm if not all come in 1cc syringes. Your skin would have to be assessed by a board certified dermatologist for pigment. Cephalexin will not cause the Juvederm to dissolve.


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Juvederm cheek infection after one day. Could I have 0.5cc Syringe?

Sounds like a break in technique caused the cellulitis.. Treatment sounds appropriate. Best to use ONLY MD injectors in the future!!!  

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