Can skin texture change after IPL be swelling? Can Penicillin during IPL cause abnormal skin? (Photos)

I've had my 2nd IPL yesterday and have had several BBLs in the past. I am on Penicillin for dental reasons and honestly didn't think about discussing prior to the treatment. My IPLs were 1 month apart. I noticed last night a my cheek area seemed orange peelish' like along w/a different texture and impression near chin/along jaw line. I've not experienced this EVER w/past treatments. Could this day minor swelling? Could Penicillin in my system causing this? This is very irregular skin texture for me.

Doctor Answers 2

Redness after IPL

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Thank you for your question Scwarz_lauren. I understand your concern. IPL is a great treatment for facial rejuvenation. It is best to address complications with your doctor.

Please consult with a doctor for specific recommendations. Good luck!

Post IPL Complications

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I recommend you speak with your doctor to discuss the outcomes and any complications you experienced post procedure. 

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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