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Common Reactions to Injectable Poly-L Lactic Acid

Common Side Effects

Injectable poly-L lactic acid has been studied extensively in clinical trials in which people were randomly treated with either injectable poly-L lactic acid or a different facial filler. As a result, researchers were able to compare the side effects between the two treatments.
The most common side effects of injectable poly-L lactic acid included:
  • Swelling -- in up to 81 percent of people
  • Tenderness -- up to 81 percent
  • Redness -- up to 77.6 percent
  • Pain after the injection -- up to 70.7 percent
  • Bruising -- up to 64.7 percent
  • Bleeding -- up to 33.6 percent
  • Itching -- up to 19.8 percent
  • Lumps or nodules -- up to 17.2 percent.

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a product that you have never tried.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any adverse reactions while using this product or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be an injectable poly-L lactic acid side effect, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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