I Do Not Recommend Dysport- Potentially Dangerous

I have used Botox for a couple of years and was...

I have used Botox for a couple of years and was pretty satisfied. The nurse suggested I try Dysport because it was cheaper and maybe longer lasting. I received an injection over three weeks ago and still am having side effects. Initially the injection was quite painful unlike Botox. The areas near my eyes immediately swelled up and were red. One side bruised quite badly and the bruise finally just went away two days ago, despite constant icing for the first 6 hours and use of Arnica. Within 15 minutes of the injection my throat started to tighten and it felt like there was a lump in my throat when I tried to swallow. My chest and neck felt a bit tight, and my mouth became very dry. I immediately called the nurse who did the injection and told her about my symptoms which were listed as serious side effects on the information she gave to me. She suggested I go to my doctor of the ER (she seemed to be ambivalent and not well informed about side effects but that is a whole other issue). I went to the ER. While there was nothing they could do for the botulism, they did treat me for an allergic reaction in case that was what I was having(it wasn't). While my side effects didn't get worse (thankfully) they stayed about the same for several days. I also felt nauseous for the first few days. After three weeks I still am having a horrible headache, neck pain and stiffness, and swollen sinus passages. I'm hoping this will eventually resolve soon. I will never again get Dysport and don't recommend it.

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I spoke to a pharmacist at Midicis Aesthetics about Restylane and Restylane-L.The only diff is the L contains Lidocaine. The ingredients are: Hyaluronic acid is generated by Strep bacteria (Restylane contains gram positive bacterial proteins) NOTE: "Hyaluronan (also called hyaluronic acid or hyaluronate or HA) is an anionic, nonsulfated glycosaminoglycan distributed widely throughout connective, epithelial, and neural tissues. It is unique among glycosaminoglycans in that it is nonsulfated, forms in the plasma membrane instead of the Golgi, and can be very large, with its molecular weight often reaching the millions.[2] One of the chief components of the extracellular matrix, hyaluronan contributes significantly to cell proliferation and migration, and may also be involved in the progression of some malignant tumors. The average 70 kg (154 lbs) person has roughly 15 grams of hyaluronan in the body, one-third of which is turned over (degraded and synthesized) every day.[3] Hyaluronic acid is also a component of the group A streptococcal extracellular capsule,[4] and is believed to play a role in virulence.[5][6]" Wiki *The Restylane L contains saline and lidocaine. Both products have the same adverse reactions, or as Medicis calls the reaction, allergic or hypersensitivity reactions, which are nausea and vomiting and headaches, and anaphylaxis (the only reactions that they state as know and expected). So basically what we are likely reacting to is either the Lidocaine or the Strep bacteria proteins, bcuz Hyaluronic acid is found in the body. The definition of a hypersensitivy reaction, which it is specified as the nausea, headaches, vomiting, according to Medicis/Restylane is: Reaction produced by the immune system, which includes allergies AND autoimmunity. It requires a pre-sensitized (immune) state of the host - So I am guessing this means since I had nausea right away with the injection, I was exposed in the past to one of the ingredients and was allergic to it before the injection, (Bacteria or lidocaine), OR that is what they want us to think...What if it causes an autoimmune disease, like gluten causes celiac disease? Consider getting allergy & antibody testing done for the gram positive strep bacteria and maybe lidocaine. FURTHER RESEARCH: The Hyauluronic Acid is chemically modified with unknown added ingredient-CHEMICAL SENSITIVIES? "Native hyaluronan has a relatively short half-life (shown in rabbits) so various manufacturing techniques have been deployed to extend the length of the chain and stabilise the molecule for its use in medical applications. The introduction of protein based cross-links, the introduction of free-radical scavenging molecules such as sorbitol [found in fruits], and minimal stabilisation of the HA chains through chemical agents [!!!] e.g. NASHA stabilisation are all techniques that have been used. Research Due to its high biocompatibility and its common presence in the extracellular matrix of tissues, hyaluronan is gaining popularity as a biomaterial scaffold in tissue engineering research. In particular, a number of research groups have found hyaluronan's properties for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine are significantly improved with crosslinking, producing a hydrogel. This added feature allows a researcher to form a desired shape, as well as to deliver therapeutic molecules, into a host. Hyaluronan can be crosslinked by attaching thiols (trade names: Extracel, HyStem), methacrylates, [PLASTICS] and tyramines (trade name: Corgel) [Tyramine intake has also been associated with MIGRAINE] Hyaluronan can also be crosslinked directly with formaldehyde [POISON] (trade name: Hylan-A) or with divinylsulfone (trade name: Hylan-B) [SYNTHETIC RUBBER]" Wiki
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How long does this disport take to leave our bodies. Has anyone had issues with praline,, I had both done so I dont know which one is causing all these reactions.. Thank-you friends
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Hi Gypsyheart- They say 9 months for Restylane to leave your body, Dysport is supposed to leave in 3 months, BUT, what I think has happened to me is that my body had an IMMUNE REACTION to the injections, so it's not a matter of when they leave your body. A few others on this my thread say the same thing. Glogglo and katie daily both feel they had immune reactions. I HIGHLY recommend you call my hair mineral analysis lady Nikki Moses at Moses Nutrition in Glendale ca. She can work with you over the phone/through mail. I don't believe the medicaitons my medical doctor wanted me to take will heal me. I think our bodies need the vitamins and minerals we're missing to SLOWLY heal us from the ground up. I'm getting better but very slowly. And I'm one of the people that's been sick the longest - May 2013 will be THREE year. UGH. The other thing I've read is that having MULTIPLE injections in one day can be hard on some people - like having 2 different drugs injected. Which is what I did and what you did. If you want to email privately I can tell you all the meds I've tried and the tests I've gotten but really, in the end, my answer is hair mineral analysis and supplements. I DON'T work for Nikki Moses - I swear - It's just that after nearly 3 years of being sick and trying different things, her solution has been the solution SO FAR. Wishing you perfect health. Let me know if you have other questions!!
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Injection nurse doesn't know the products.

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