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White bump on my lip after lip filler?? Should I be worried?

Cosmetic Treatments QuestionsCategory: Lip AugmentationWhite bump on my lip after lip filler?? Should I be worried?
A patient asked 5 years ago
I got lip injections (1 ML) for my first time, its been 2 days and i have a lump on the bottom left hand side of my lip.. it seems to have a white bubble on it! im worried, what is this? it doesent hurt if i press it. all through there is bruising under my lip on the side of the bump.
1 Answers
Dr. Elham Jafari Staff answered 5 years ago

Bump after Lip Filler

Hi and thank you for your question! Bruising and swelling are quite common after any filler injection and they shouldn’t be a cause of concern per se. I always advise my patients to allow 2 weeks for all the swelling and bruising to resolve and at time if there are any concerns, it can be easily addressed. Please note that this advice only pertains to swelling and bruising and for other signs and symptoms that could indicate complications (e.g. pain and tenderness, redness, heat, etc) or if the swelling gets worse after a few days you need to contact your injector for a follow up right away. I hope it helps and good luck!


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