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Collagen Injection—Wrinkle Filler
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Collagen Injection—Wrinkle Filler Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

Possible Complications

Complications are rare, but no procedure is completely free of risk. If you are planning to have collagen injections, your doctor will review a list of possible complications which may include:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Bumps, clumping, or abscesses on the skin
  • Uneven skin appearance
  • Skin rash, itchiness
  • Infection
  • Bleeding, bruising, or swelling
  • Damage to surrounding tissue and nerves

Factors that may increase the risk of complications include:

  • Taking blood-thinning medicines
  • Allergies

Be sure to discuss these risks with your doctor before the collagen injections.

Call Your Doctor

After arriving home, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Increased pain, redness, bleeding, discharge, or swelling
  • Rash or hives
  • Other skin eruptions
  • Uneven skin appearance
  • Any other concerns


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