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Ask An Expert > Alexander Rivkin Message Board > Sculptra. I had 2 vials of Sculptra injected yesterday in my cheeks and marionette lines and temples. Today I look like a woodchuck. I'm so scared!
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Sculptra. I had 2 vials of Sculptra injected yesterday in my cheeks and marionette lines and temples. Today I look like a woodchuck. I'm so scared!
I was told that the effect doesn't last and I would lose all the volume by morning and my face still looks swollen and weird! Will the swelling go down? I thought it takes weeks to work? Help I'm panicking


Plastic surgeon
los angeles, CA
United States
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Don't worry  July 29, 2013 2:20 PM

It sounds like you are experiencing some swelling from the injections. Two vials is a significant quantity to get at once. This will fade within a day or so. Keep ice on there intermittently and use Arnica. If the swelling does not fade, give your doctor a call.

Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  July 30, 2013 5:32 AM

Sounds like swelling but call the injecting doc to be seen ....



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