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Sculptra experience - terrible - please be careful

Hi - I'm 42 and decided on Sculptra after have a lot of volume loss in face. I had 1.5 vials in early Oct and then another 1.5 vials in early Nov. It's now early December and just in the past week I've had a large amount of increase in volume (my temples are too big) and also a small visible nodule develop I've had saline flushed through my nodule - but so far it has little effect (it's... READ MORE

Questions from Charlotterose303

How long does Sculptra take to work? I've had two treatments over 2 months and my face already looks puffy and 'over-filled'.

I had my first Sculptra treatment 2 months ago (1.5 vials) injected into my temples and upper cheeks. I then had my second treatment (1.5 vials) four weeks later. This time in... READ MORE

Recent comments from Charlotterose303

That makes sense. Did you have nervous system symptoms ie. heavy legs, clumsy, trouble swallowing etc? READ COMMENT

I feel for you. I also had several lumps that went away after treatment. However, six months on, I'm very ill with autoimmune problems - aching joints, red running eyes, fatigue, nervous system problems etc. I was healthy before... READ COMMENT

Searching4 - did your symptoms get worse over the last 2 years - or better? I'm very worried as I'm at the 6 month mark and both looking and feeling awful (so much so that have spent the last few days in bed). READ COMMENT

How are you lumps now? Have had any other problems? READ COMMENT

Thank you for your hopeful reply. I'm going to see a specialist next week for more tests. My eyes look terrible - they are red and constantly watering. I also have so many other scary symptoms - difficulty swallowing, fatigue, joint... READ COMMENT