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The Side Effects of Dermal Fillers

The side effects of dermal fillers can vary depending on the type of filler used and where it is injected. The most common side effect is bruising, which usually lasts for a week or two. Other potential side effects include: allergic reactions, infection, inflammation, tissue death , and skin ulceration.


Dermal fillers can sometimes cause bruising. A bruise is a mark on the skin that is caused by bleeding under the surface. It usually appears as a black-and-blue area. This is usually the result of the needle used to inject the filler into the skin. The bruise will typically resolve itself within a week or two. If you are concerned about bruising, you can ask your doctor to use a smaller needle. Some people also bruise more easily than others, so it’s always a good idea to let your doctor know if you have a history of bruising.

Itching or Tingling sensation

If you experience itching or tingling after getting dermal fillers, you should contact your doctor so they can prescribe a medication to help relieve the symptoms. An itch is an annoying sensation that makes you want to scratch your skin whereas tingling is a feeling of pins and needles on your skin. The most common cause of itching is an allergic reaction to the filler material. If you are not sure if you are allergic, your doctor may perform a skin test to determine if you need to stop using the product.

Bumps on skin

In rare cases, dermal fillers can cause bumps under the skin. A bump is a raised area of the skin that may be sore or painful to touch. These bumps are usually harmless and will go away on their own within a few weeks. However, if you are concerned about them, you should contact your doctor so they can check them out. The best way to avoid these bumps is to choose a reputable injector who has experience with dermal fillers.

All of these symptoms can be caused by many different things, so it’s important to see a doctor if you’re experiencing any of them. At GEM Aesthetic Clinic Malaysia, we have our experienced doctors available for consultation to guide you through our dermal filler treatment Malaysia and which procedures are the best suit for you. Don’t hesitate to book a consultation with us now!

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