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why are my eyelids swollen after botox injections

Posted by Christine P. Facebook

a couple days after i received botox injections around eyes, i developed a strip of swollen eyelid tissue that looks puffy and white under a bright light. It has been eight days and it won't go down.  It extends from the corners of my eye lid outward very close to the crease in my eye.  what can i do?
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Swollen eyes are a common side effect of botox.  In extreme cases such as severe allergic reactions (rash, hives, itching), bleeding at the injection site, chest pain, drooping of the upper eyelid, eyelid swelling, fever, chills and difficulty swallowing or breathing you should seek medical attention right away.  Personally, I think you should go see your doctor as soon as possible.  
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