It's been 7 days since my lips were done. She injected the center small circle area of inner part of top lip & it hurts, isnt that area off limits?

I had my lips done before once by a different doctor, and all went well afterwards a massage. I went to a new place and she put Restylane in but did not massage at all, and told me not to touch my lips. She then wanted to inject a small amount into the small circle on the center of the top lip under my cupid bow, and I let her. Shockingly, she injected it on the inner soft tissue of my top lip and it hurt, even though I was numb. It's been seven days and it still stings off and on and it is red.

Answers from doctors (1)


Dr. Pablo Rivera

Published on Jan 29, 2018

Hi, sorry to hear you're having pain. That area is not off limits and can certainly be filled if the filler is hyaluronic acid. Massaging the filled area after injection its not a requirement. It is more an injector choice. If the injection site is red and painful, I recommend to have your doctor take a look and make sure it is not infected.

Wish you the best!

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Answered by Dr. Pablo Rivera

Hi, sorry to hear you're having pain. That area is not off limits and can certainly be filled if the filler is hyaluronic acid. Massaging the filled area after injection its not a requirement. It is more an injector choice. If the injection site is red and painful, I recommend to have your doctor take a look and make sure it is not infected.

Wish you the best!

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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