I had juvederm in lips I suffered puffiness around the mouth, even after 2weeks after it was still really puffy time to time esp if i rubbed the mouth area. 14months later including hyalase a few times there's been dramatic improvement but I still suffer from puffiness and it can be embarrassing because the puffiness make my philtrum look longer and raised. Is it just bits of juvederm left causing puffiness or am i suffering some allergic reaction to juvederm if that the case what are my solutions.
Puffiness After Juvederm Ultra?
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Puffiness after Juvederm Ultra
Some Puffiness after Juvederm is a normal response, but to still have swelling 14 months later is unusual. You may have a reactive immune response or dermagraphic skin. You could try taking an antihistamine. Oral prednisone at this point seems over kill. I would allow more time for the product to completely wear off and just take an antihistamine when necessary for a flare up
Post Juvederm Puffiness
Thank you for your question. Puffiness and swelling can be a result for many factors. Individuals can sometimes retain fillers last as long as 2 years. You can take some antihistamines and decrease you salt intake, especially if you suffer from any seasonal allergies, that can make it more noticeable. Be certain to be under the supervision of a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon with expertise in injectables for an evaluation and for the safest and most effective treatments. I hope this helps.
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