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Photo facial swelling with a bad cold

I just had a photo facial yesterday Sunday and I have extreme swelling and I also have a cold. Can I take mucinex, sinus medicine or antibiotics?

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Elevase creams after a photofacial

It is not uncommon to have some minor swelling after a photofacial. The cold may not be helping. We advise our Limelight photofacial patients to apply a ceramide cream after a photofacial, such as Elevase Moisture Booster, to soothe the skin and strengthen the moisture protective barrier function of the skin. 

Dr. Karamanoukian 
Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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804 7th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90403

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