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Only half my lip hard after dermal graft lip augmentation?

Only half my lip hard after dermal graft lip augmentation?

.?bleeding: On occasion a small collection of blood may cause firmness and this should resolve but i would run this by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Having Restylane (dermal fillers) injections in the lip area good idea?

Having Restylane (dermal fillers) injections in the lip area good idea?

Yes: Restylane (dermal fillers) is an excellent dermal filler with a proven track record of success. We use it commonly in the upper and lower lip areas. ...Read more

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Half my lip hard and numb after dermal graft lip augmentation, what's wrong?

Half my lip hard and numb after dermal graft lip augmentation, what's wrong?

Probably nothing: You don't mention when you procedure was. From 4 weeks to 4 months, not uncommon for the surgical site to be firm. Numbness can occurr shortly after the procedure. ...Read more

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How much pain do radiesse (dermal fillers) injections cause? On a scale of 1-10, how much do radiesse (dermal fillers) injections hurt? .

How much pain do radiesse (dermal fillers) injections cause? On a scale of 1-10, how much do radiesse (dermal fillers) injections hurt?

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Pain : Pain is a very subjective and variable thing and varies a lot on one's pain tolerance and where the filler is being injected. I typically mix numbing medication in with the Radiesse (dermal fillers) so it should numb as it is placed. If you like various nerve blocks can also be done prior to filler placement as well. ...Read more

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Had1ml perlane (dermal fillers) injected in lips a week ago. Bottom lip swole up very hard and now on predisolone and e-mycin!had fillers before noproblem. Hard itchy?

Had1ml perlane (dermal fillers) injected in lips a week ago. Bottom lip swole up very hard and now on predisolone and e-mycin!had fillers before noproblem. Hard itchy?

May need treatment: You may have an infection, or you could just have too much filler. If this is the case you may need treatment with hyaluronidase that will make it the excess melt away. ...Read more

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Yesterday ml Restylane (dermal fillers) to lips. They swole up huge like balloons! Sore big and hard! Filler was hard! Will I need prednisolone or to remove filler??

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Yesterday ml Restylane (dermal fillers) to lips. They swole up huge like balloons! Sore big and hard! Filler was hard! Will I need prednisolone or to remove filler??

Normal or overfilled: Allergic reactions to ha fillers are rare. It's more likely you are temporarily swollen just from being poked. Ice and ibuprofen are your best treatment for the first 2 to 3 days after fillers. If the swelling persists after 3 days then you might be overfilled and you can discuss with your injector about reversal ...Read more

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Can radiesse (dermal fillers) be injected into lips for lip lift in men?

Can radiesse (dermal fillers) be injected into lips for lip lift in men?

Radiesse (dermal fillers) and lips: Radiesse should not be injected into the lips because of the hardness that it can create. Radiesse is not reversible also. HA based dermal fillers are the best choice for lip augmentation. If you are looking for a more permanent way to augment your lips, then consider fat transfer. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is lip augmentation painful? Do the injections for lip augmentation hurt? Is it painful afterward? .

Is lip augmentation painful? Do the injections for lip augmentation hurt? Is it painful afterward?

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Lip Aug Discomfort: Lip augmentations can be performed in about an hour, and most patients have the procedure done under local anesthesia in the office. Numbing creme or a nerve block can be performed so that you do not feel anything. Over the counter pain relievers can help relieve any discomfort you feel for the first 24-48 hours. It is comparable to the experience you might have with a dental procedure. ...Read more

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Upper lip chapped, tiny bumps & tingling for a few weeks now bottom lip has bigger bumps, semi-swollen & tingling. nothing is making upper lip better.

Upper lip chapped, tiny bumps & tingling for a few weeks now bottom lip has bigger bumps, semi-swollen & tingling. nothing is making upper lip better.

?herpes: I assume you aren't having a reaction to lipstick or any other agents coming in contact with your lips. A herpes simplex infection is a possibility. I recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Huge bump lower lip like a cold sore?

Probably: Lower lip is a common site for cold sores. ...Read more

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Had a mucocele and salivary glands removed in lip. It's now swollen and asymmetric with scar tissue. It's bottom lip and annoying. Steroid injection?

Had a mucocele and salivary glands removed in lip. It's now swollen and asymmetric with scar tissue. It's bottom lip and annoying. Steroid injection?

Lip scar tissue: A steroid injection might help, but usually a re-excision is the way to go. It looks like you have had 2 procedures already, so i understand you might be reluctant . Get another opinion from another ENT or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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How many injections of radiesse (dermal fillers) do you get on each side of your face? Do you get one big injection of radiesse (dermal fillers), or a bunch of smaller ones? .

How many injections of radiesse (dermal fillers) do you get on each side of your face? Do you get one big injection of radiesse (dermal fillers), or a bunch of smaller ones? 

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Radiesse (dermal fillers) technique: The number of pricks depends on individual doctor. I use only one prick on each side and inject as I am pulling the needle out. However some doctors might use 'depot technique' which involves multiple deposits of the material which is then massaged for uniform distribution. ...Read more

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How much Restylane (dermal fillers) for lips and cheeks?

How much Restylane (dermal fillers) for lips and cheeks?

Restylane (dermal fillers): The amount of restylane (dermal fillers) you need depends on your own anatomy and goals for your appearance. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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1ml Restylane (dermal fillers) In lip injected before yest. Injector over injected they're sore, hard, huge. Want to go to another injector to dissolve for best result?

1ml Restylane (dermal fillers) In lip injected before yest. Injector over injected they're sore, hard, huge. Want to go to another injector to dissolve for best result?

Restylane (dermal fillers) in lips: swelling after lip injections is not unheard of. You may want to wait another day or two before dissolving. Then- be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after radiesse (dermal fillers) injections? I've heard that the radiesse (dermal fillers) shots hurt a lot in your cheeks. Will it go away fast? .

How long does the pain last after radiesse (dermal fillers) injections? I've heard that the radiesse (dermal fillers) shots hurt a lot in your cheeks. Will it go away fast?

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Typically, : Typically, there is no significant pain following the injection of facial fillers. The injections can be uncomfortable without some type of anesthetic, and your plastic surgeon should give you the option of a topical anesthetic applied to the skin (moderately decreases skin sensitivity) or a nerve block (a quick injection that very effectively numbs wider regions of the face, including the sensitive areas such as the lips). ...Read more

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Can i massage out bumps that form after radiesse (dermal fillers) injections? I've heard lumps are a possible side effect after radiesse (dermal fillers) injections. If i get them, can I massage them to smooth it out? .

Can i massage out bumps that form after radiesse (dermal fillers) injections? I've heard lumps are a possible side effect after radiesse (dermal fillers) injections. If i get them, can I massage them to smooth it out?

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Yes : Yes you can as long as it is within the first 24-36 hours. If your filler is not smooth immediately after the injection, gentle massage the area until it is. Your doctor should smooth it out immediately after the injection. If you notice lumps, get back to your doctor immediately for a post-op check. ...Read more

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