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I have a large hard lump in the middle of my top lip from Juvederm. Will it soften up over time? If so, how long? (photo)

I had a small scar on my top lip (almost in the middle) filled in with lip augmentation. After the procedure I was extremely bruised and swollen all over my lips for 10 days. I did not get full feeling back into my top lip for at least 5 days. Also, the procedure was extremely painful. I had topical anesthesia, but it was only left on for 5 minutes before the doctor performed the procedure. I believe the doctor way over filled one side of my top lip and they are crooked now.

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Lump after filler

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I will suggest seeing your provider for further evaluation. If overfilled product is the case, he/she can inject  hyaluronidase to dissolve some of the product that was injected. 


Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Injection to dissolve filler

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If the asymmetry isn't gone yet, an injection of a HA dissolving agent can be used.  Often an early lump is from a hematoma and will resolve over a week or two  

Marilyn Pelias, MD
New Orleans General Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

I have a large hard lump in the middle of my top lip from Juvederm. Will it soften up over time? If so, how long?

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options are allow body's metabolism to degrade the filer over 9 months or inject HA dissolver at an expense.. 

Darryl J. Blinski, MD
Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 62 reviews

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