Why did I feel very tired and sleepy no energy for one week after Juvederm on my lips. Also lots of blisters and lip peeling.

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Fever blisters after juvederm

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One of the possible side effects to having filler injected into the lips is an outbreak of cold sores.  Trauma to the lips (needles) can cause the virus to become active.   If you are considering getting this treatment in the future i would speak to your doctor about a oral medication that you take before your injections that can help prevent an outbreak ( Valtrex) . 

Toronto Plastic Surgeon
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Blisters and Peeling of Lips following Juvederm Injections

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Blisters and peeling of the lips may be due to fever blisters.  If one is prone to fever blisters, trauma may trigger and an outbreak occur.  Seek medical attention.  Medication can be prescribed to help this problem heal.  In the future, you may want to begin the Valtrex or Acyclovir 2 days prior to injection, the day of and 2 days after to alleviate this type of outbreak.

Nana N. Mizuguchi, MD, FACS
Louisville Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 55 reviews

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