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A 33-year-old female asked:

I have severe bruising 24 hours after juvederm lip injections.. what will help most to speed healing. arnica gel, bromelain pills, heat or cold packs?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Time: You need time to heal. The other issues have little value at this point.
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 15 years experience
24hrs after injection: The lips are very vascular. Bruising is a common side effect. I recommend no anti-inflammatories, lots of ice, and no alcohol consumption. Arnica and vitamin K gels can help speed up the process along with antioxidant serums. You can always discuss with your injector as IPL has also been shown to speed up recovery. Hope you enjoy your new lips
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Swelling/filler: Swelling after injections is not unheard off. Follow your injectors post procedure instructions which may include using a cool compress.

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