Patient :Hi, two day ago (about 58 hours ago) was the first time I got hyaluronic acid shots. Before the filler, the doctor gave me a local anesthetic shot (lidocaine?) in my gums, and as soon as she did that on my left side, it hurt more than usual. After the whole procedure, I went home and got some bruising, which still persists, there's a small portion of the left side of my nose that is numb. And there's quite a bit of pain as well. Since yesterday, I also have some spots that to me look like an infection although I went to the emergency (the doc that gave me the shot isn't available until the day after tomorrow and can't find another doc because with it being a national holiday where I live, it's impossible) and the doc there told me they were pimples. The side on the nose if filled with them. I'm on antibiotic already, as cautionary step (500 mg Amoxicillin every 8 hours). Any input would be more than appreciated.
Thanks for your query and the clear picture.
I have read your history and understood your problems.
- The excessive pain and the numbness later indicates that hte needle hit the nerve and this will pass off.
- The Picture looks more of ecchymosis and would settle with time.
-Do not fiddle with it, do not apply anything locally as the skin is already tender and altered.
- You may please request for the tablets like Serratiopeptidase which help to reduce the edema.
- Avid exposure to sun, heal, extreme changes of temperature.
- You may wash face with plain water only- no soaps or any chemical containing solutions.
The least you touch , better are the results.
- Try to lie i the upright position so that the face is above the heart level.
- Take Therapeutic dose of Vitamin A and D and continue with multivitamins with Lycopene .
I hope this answer helps you and please feel free to ask for further relevant queries or if you feel that there is a gap of communication.
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