Raised red bump after injection in 11 region. Is it normal? Will it subside?

I have a visible raised red bump in the "11" section where I had juvederm injected about 6 hours ago. Is that normal? Will it subside?

Doctor Answers 3

Swelling and bruising are common side effects of injections.

Thank you for your question.

Swelling and bruising are common side effects of injections. Depending on the unknown severity you may want to schedule a follow up with your injector to discuss your concern.


Toronto Plastic Surgeon
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Swelling after Juvederm

Swelling is very normal after Juvederm and really should be expected. Don't press on the area - keep your hands away from it. It will subside within a week or two.

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

Bump at injection site at 6 hours

Yes ths is totally normal and should subside in a day or two.  If worried go and visit you PHYSICIAN injector.  You will be fine.  My Best,  Dr C

George Commons, MD
Palo Alto Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 36 reviews

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