My last Sculptra injection caused cheekbone pain, now partial numbness under my right eye. What can I do? I massaged as directed after the procedure. Pain persisted at injection site unlike after other injections and 6 weeks later I felt numbness but no swelling in the lower right eyelid. My doctor believes it's unrelated to Sculptra, suggested a neurologist, says she can only inject a steroid to help.
Sculptra Injection Caused Cheekbone Pain
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Cheekbone Pain/Numbness After Sculptra
I tend to agree that perhaps the injection nicked a nerve fiber and that is what is causing your pain and numbness. Nerves do regenerate, although it can take a very long time. It's not a bad idea to double check with a neurologist. Do you have any other symptoms? Make sure you mention the procedure to them. Otherwise, I say keep an eye on it and keep calm. Hope this helps.
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