A 33-year-old female asked:
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i have sle and have suffered from eye tics since childhood. i had botox to treat them but now have puffy bags under eyes. is this from botox or lupus?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Either one or both: Lupus is an inflammatory condition, while botox is used to reverse wrinkles, but both have similar effects in causing swelling beneath the skin of the eyelids...
Answered on Sep 9, 2018

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