Caused a Lot of Lumps

We have had the product in australia for a few...

We have had the product in australia for a few years , my mum and i were treated and seemed fine and then we developed all these lumps under the skin that were painful and they happened at least one year post treatment......have heard of other cases as well........... dont think its worth it
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read this! someone has taken on sculptra! lawsuit filed in clark county las vegas... 

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I am interested in publishing data on sculptra patients who have had lumps after 5 years. I think the only way that doctors will know about this is if this is published in the literature. I would encourage any patient who has had sculptra treatment over 5 years ago still with visible lumps to contact me

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Is discoloration linked to sculptra too? I had these grayish lines appear on my face two months after sculptra. Is this likely permanent?
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Wow thank you so much for sharing your awful experience. I actually went to the "best" dermotologist in south Florida to fix a juvederm mess a local medspa created. The doctor said sculptra would prevent the juvederm from dragging my face down and aging me. Now in addition to my juvederm problems I have discolored lines on my face and constant mouth pain. How awful!!!
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Did anything help other than time with the inflammation?
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Hi Depressed Girl, I'm so sorry to hear this news. I did not have any discoloration but it took nearly 3 1/2 years for the lumps to dissipate. They aren't noticeable now, but this stuff should not be sold. The comments and suffering on this site alone should raise awareness with the FDA but apparently not. I hope in time your problems resolve, keep the faith if at all possible :( You have a lot of support on this site. Ringside
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How many tounds of sculptra did you have?
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Well I went to the biggest sculptra dr in Florida and I am having problems so it is definitely the product
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Just saw you only had one round like me! How scary!
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I stupidly had 2 rounds, which as it turns out was 2 rounds too many.....
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Ok first round invisable lumps in my mouth. Last week had another round of injections and now have small raised circular lumps in my temple area. OMG this cosmetic derm is my cousin and how could she embed this into my temple rather than deep tissue. Now Im worried that all the rest of those injected sites will sprout visable lumps and Ill turn into a horror show. Obviously they cant disappear or be treated effectively. Im a victim who'll just have to wait and see just how bad this is going to present in the months to come.Feeling sick over this and terrified as well.Im angry at the FDA, the Dr. and my own stupidity as I never checked this all out before hand. Now Ill be the one who'll be eating crow for a long long time. Are those invisable lumps in my mouth going to burst forth? Will they cause cancer? What have the biopsied lumps shown?
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I have updated my initital review of Sculptra, and I added some new pics. Please have a look and let me know what you think!
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Thanks Tried but Failed. No you did not fail, you are just honest, smart and what is wrong you are not in a position of power to steer this out of control ship around, but you TRIED. The sad truth is more woman will have to be harmed so whoever is in charge at the FDA isn't in charge any longer and is held accountable, No simple loss of job will not be enough. Sorry Bernie. Sanofi Aventis/Dermik cannot be allowed to do knowingly harm, feed inaccurate information for shareholder profit.
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It might interest you all to know that the FDA recently approved Sculptra Aesthetic. It was approved on 28 July 2009. See http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/DeviceApprovalsandClearances/Recently-ApprovedDevices/ucm176124.htm This means that it is not just approved for facial wasting in HIV+ people. It also means Sculptra is no longer 'off-label' for general cosmetic use. Note the 'Delayed reactions include small bumps and lumps' - that hardly seems enough of a warning to cover the experiences described on this website. How has this happened? I have no direct experience with Sculptra and even I think the FDA approval is diabolical. There will be more victims. PLEASE REPORT YOUR SIDE EFFECTS AND ADVERSE OUTCOME WITH SCULPTRA/NEW FILL TO THE FDA. The link for online reporting to the FDA is: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/medwatch/medwatch-online.htm You can remain anonymous. If you live in Australia, please also make a Blue Card report to the TGA online at: https://www.ebs.tga.gov.au/ebs/ADRS/ADRSRepo.nsf?OpenDatabase
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Hi everyone, It seems these people are getting away with the damage they have caused us all through these lumps. My lumps thankfully havnt got any worse but no better either and are noticable. I was distraught at first but have been on anti depressents for the last 2 months so i am feeling a little better in my self that is until i look in the mirror and become really upset again.I would love to get justice for everyone suffering from this problem bt would not know how to go about it, any ideas? keep in touch and let me know if anyone finds a successful solution as I am sure we would all love to hear about it. Karen..
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Karen, I can totally relate to you. I hope you're 100 percent better by now as the post is 4 years old.
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Has anyone had steroid injections in their bumps..also known as "kenalog"...they helped deflate my bumps,,,but....I got tissue atrophy,,and dents in my face, plus,,,discoloration... anyone been where I am???
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I have tissue damage and skin discoloration. Has anything helped you?
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Sorry Karen, There has been days again recently when the pain under my eyes is so intense, I just lash out. Truly sorry.. I have now spent an additional,$795. in consultations about removal. Some of the MDs were kind enough to not charge because they couldn't do anything to help. One did recommend a lower under eye blep (sp?) which I am so glad I didn't do, there is such intense inflammation under my eyes it probably would have harmed me more. It was recommended my a real dermo, I see an oral surgeon to remove the lumps in my mouth and have them biopsied. Now I have to come up with that money and I am now bearly employed. I have been living with these uncomfortable lumps in my mouth for that reason. All this because I got sales pitched by a p.s. for something I never needed in the first place. I never had a medical doctor harm me before, so I was so naive, I just turned over my trust. Than the drug company turns and blames the doctor who they sold this inject able to. I know I often have turned into some angry woman a lot of the time because of all this unnecessary pain absurb expense, the first treatment did nothing, when I complained the md said, I needed just one more treatment, he underestimated and than I would see this 'new collagen' what a line of bull. What I did see was the beginning of a nightmare plus add to this my once nice looking face disfigured for dollars. This guys really need to have their licenses taken away. This drug company actually caused disease and seems to be getting away with that. Scammed the FDA. All this because I walked into some doctors office for a free consultation on a lark. I never even knew this stuff existed and truly wished I never walk into his door. It has changed my life in the most negative way.
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I have mouth lumps that are sore and discoloration on my face. Has anything helped?
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Hi I have been recieveing your replys michelle. I have emailed you again, i hope you recieve it ok Thanks again Karen
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Karen, for some wacked reason when I try and respond to you and this has never happened before on real self, I get an ALERT.. Dangerous website. That is odd, a little too odd. Michelle P
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