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Swelling After Juvederm Lip Augmentation

How long does lip augmentation (with Juvederm) swelling typically last? How can I tell if it's swelling or Juvederm? Thank you.

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All depends what you mean by swelling...if it's your entire lip, then

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that's very common and it usually last anywhere from several days to several weeks depending on the individual...but if you're referring to a localized lump...it usually is too much filler in a localized area and that will require either vigorous pressure to move it around or more rarely an injection of hyaluronidase to dissolve it...without treatment this problem can last a long time...months or more...and a final issue could be swelling due to bleeding under the surface of the skin...a warm compress combined with arnica assists in resolving this problem...
 

Las Vegas Dermatologist
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Swelling after injection lip augmentation

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Swelling and occasional bruising to a varying degree is expected. Most of the swelling is resolved within 3 weeks .

Here are some tips to make it go away faster -
Minimizing Lip Swelling after Lip Augmentation - sounds like you are doing much of the below recommendations
Continued head elevation - sleep in recliner chair for up to the first week
Icing - not directly on skin, 20 min on then 20 min off if comfortable for the first 3 days
Low Salt diet
No heavy lifting, bending over or intense exercise                                                             Bromelain and/or Arnica                                                                                                   Camouflage make up/ lipstick

Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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Swelling After Juvederm Lip Augmentation

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Swelling is typically for a few days, and generally no longer than 2 weeks. If swelling is considerable after one week, contact your injector, If swelling persists longer than two weeks, than a blood clot or hematoma may have formed.

West Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Swelling after Juvederm lip augmentation

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Swelling after Juvederm injections should resolve by 10-14 days. Any appearance of swelling at 2 weeks is probably Juvederm itself. Persistent swelling (lasting longer than 2 weeks) associated with a lump may represent a blood clot or hematoma which can take several weeks to resolve. Hope this helps.

San Diego Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

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