What is wrong with my lips 3 months after juvederm? They are very painful (Photos)
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Hello. Many thanks for your questions. You require an examination by a Doctor to accurately determine the problem. The symptoms sound like a viral infection. Therefore, apart from going to a cosmetic doctor to get an examination it may be worth trying an antiviral medication rather than antibiotics.
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This is a herpetic infection and should be treated as such. Please search for a doc with experience with injections and how to treat herpetic infections.
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