I had a Profound treatment done almost three weeks ago. Is it normal for my jawline to be numb and sore?
Doctor Answers 2
Yes, Profound can have prolonged pain
Yes, Profound is extremely powerful in its delivery system, and the angle needles, especially in this area along with RF energy can hit some sensory nerves. This will settle down within the next few weeks, not, see a Physician for low dose pregabapentin. All the best,
Dr Davin Lim. Brisbane, Australia.
Soreness and numbness after Profound RF
Yes, that is perfectly normal. I suspect that some of the superficial sensory nerves in the skin get injured by the applied heat. The effect is temporary and resolves in 100% of patients. It may take several months to feel completely normal. Good luck