Can Dermal Fillers Affect Blood Count? Can They Affect Blood Tests and Other Medical Exams?

I had dermal fillers juverderm on my cheeks and under my eyes. I just want to ask if they can have an effect on my blood test results and other medical examinations? Will my blood tests and medical exams RESULTS still be ACCURATE even if i have dermal fillers? Thank you very much

Doctor Answers 5

Juvederm and blood work


Juvederm and the other hyaluronic acid tissue fillers are very safe products and should have no effect on blood work. In the unlikely event that you do get some type of allergic response or infection after treatment you may have a slight elevation in your white blood cells but it's nothing long lasting.  If your blood work was normal before Juvederm, it should be normal after....any changes would be a coincidence.

Good luck~

Dr. Grant Stevens

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Dermal Fillers affect Blood Count

Unless there is some complication such as infection following the placement of dermal fillers, these medications will not affect your blood count.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Side effects from Juvederm injections

Hyaluronic acid fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane have no organ or species specificity. In theory there is no risk of an allergic reaction. There should be no risk of a systemic reaction that could influence your blood test results. Even skin testing is not necessary before injecting hyaluronic acid. In fact, in spite of its frequent use for cosmetic purposes, there are very few reports of hypersensitivity reactions.

Mitchell Schwartz, MD
South Burlington Dermatologic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

Dermal fillers and blood count

Dermal fillers are generally very safe when injected by a good physician injector and won't affect your blood count, or your ability to donate blood either.

F. Victor Rueckl, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
4.6 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Dermal Fillers do NOT normally affect Blood Count

Juvederm and other wrinkle fillers do NOT affect blood count. In the very small likelihood of infection the white count MAY become elevated. Fillers are very safe and this is sa very remote possibility.

Peter A. Aldea, MD
Memphis Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 109 reviews

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