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Sculptra was injected through my mouth and I developed lumps that I can slide around. Will they go away? (photos)

I was injected by a board certified dermatologist/sculptra trainer. Will the lumps go away? Could you recommend a surgeon to remove these lumps without causing further disfigurement?

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Sculptra was injected through my mouth and I developed lumps that I can slide around. Will they go away? (photos)

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The lumps may go away with some massaging but I would suggest visiting your injector to have them property diagnosed. 


Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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Problems with Sculptra in the lips.

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The lumps may go away with massage, but that will take time. I have had to surgically remove lumps of Sculptra that were placed in the lips by someone else, which is one reason that I do not use Sculptra in the lips.

John Newkirk, MD
Columbia Plastic Surgeon
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Sculptra was injected through my mouth and I developed lumps that I can slide around. Will they go away?

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Appear as Sculptra granulomae. First have a biopsy done for tissue diagnosis. Than notify the parent company with your injecting doctors' help. Third try steroid injections to areas, with aggressive massage. Finally 5-FU could help but very unpredictable... 

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

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