I got restylane lips yesterday,I swelled A LOT straight after,later I started throwing up,have had a headache since.The injector said I got stomach flu & it was not related.But my lips are so pale & have white spots.Theres no pain & swelling has gone down,but I'm nervous something is wrong.My lip line on upper lip has vanished & is uneven & turns white when I touch it.Can you please explain what would happen if I got necrosis & if I should be worried,how long before I am safe from complications?
Your photos don’t seem to indicate
signs of necrosis. Understand that significant swelling and even discomfort are
common after the injection of fillers into the lips. As far as your other
symptoms you described, it’s not likely these are related. It’s probably coincidental
that these symptoms appeared the same day as your injections. I would recommend
you visit your injector to make sure there are no complications with your
filler and then visit your primary care physician for diagnosis and treatment
for your other symptoms.
There is no evidence you have necrosis of the lips, which is extremely painful and usually bluish. it is not unusual to have a great deal of swelling in the lips after injection and you actually had a very small amount injected. wait a week and see what the results really are
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