Mild Pain, Swelling and Bruising Most often, the reactions of Botox and fillers happen around the injection site. Mild pain, swelling and bruising are common after Botox injections. Even the smallest needle can cause bruising or swelling. Bruising is caused when a damaged blood vessel bleeds into the surrounding area.
Is it normal for Botox injection site to be tender?
Some people may experience reactions at the site where Botox injections are given. In studies, this side effect was reported in people who received Botox for migraine, axillary hyperhidrosis, limb spasticity, and cervical dystonia. Symptoms of injection site reactions can include: tenderness or pain.
How do I know if Botox hit a nerve?
A droopy eyelid can be a sign that the person injecting the Botox hit a nerve, causing the lid itself to droop.
Is it normal for Botox to tingle?
Potential BOTOX® Side Effects Although the treatment site may feel numb or tingly, the patient will still maintain full control of jaw movements. This numbness is generally mild, and in most cases, the feeling lasts for no more than a few days after treatment.
How long does Botox tenderness last?
Botox® side effects may include redness, swelling, bruising, or pain at the injection site – if you do experience these symptoms, they should subside in a few hours. If you experience these symptoms and they do not go away after 48-hours, it's recommended to contact your doctor.
How long does Botox sting for?
Patients only experience a few seconds of mild discomfort as the Botox enters the injection site.