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Can Scars Occur After Needling with 2.0mm Needle Followed by Sculptra After One Year?

I carried out needling my face with 1.5mm and 2.0mm needles one year ago and combined this with 2 treatments of sculptra in between needling treatments. One year later I have developed some real bad scarring deep below my skin. What do you think caused this?

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By "scarring deep below skin" do you mean nodules?

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From your description, it is impossible to reply without physical examination. Also, it is not clear if you did the needling yourself. Are you a physician, nurse, or health care professional, and was sterile technique utilized? Who injected the Scupltra?

There are many potentail causes for scarring, but no one online can give you a helpful answer without much more information and probably a physical examination of your skin. Sorry. Best wishes! Dr. Tholen

Minneapolis Plastic Surgeon
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