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Usage of fillers and collagen injections.

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#1 morritz



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Posted 01 September 2014 - 07:17 AM

I am interested on any information related to this topic. I have Scleroderma morphea localized to my trunk area. I am a 56 year old female. I was diagnosed ( biopsy) with scleroderma morphea over 5 years ago. My skin is not tough or leathery but is darker in spots. I am considering using collagen injections and would like to have some feedback on their safety. Has anybody used this product?

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 10:53 AM

Hi Morritz,


Welcome to these forums!


I'm sorry to learn that you have been diagnosed with Morphea. UVA1 phototherapy is now the recommended first-line treatment for morphea, although in answer to your enquiry, I've included a link to our medical page on Collagen Injections.


I've also found another thread on Morphea and Methotrexate which I hope you'll find interesting and helpful.


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#3 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 04 September 2014 - 02:09 PM

Hello Morritz


Welcome and when it comes to collagen fillers, caution is required. Per this site:


"Patients with certain connective tissue diseases may have an increased risk of severe allergic reactions to collagen injections...Thus, collagen injections should be used with caution in people who have had these diseases. Some experts recommend that people who have had these diseases should either not be given collagen injections at all or should be given multiple skin tests before treatment..."


Have a read of the links Jo has given you and make sure you speak to your doctor(s) also.


Take care.

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 01:18 PM

Hi there!

I will throw in my own two cents worth, or I should say my personal experience. I've been getting injections for about 6 years now, with no problems whatsoever. Everyone is different so I suppose you never know, but I also have 2 other friend with Sclero that get them as well, with no issues. 


Getting a good injector can make all the different so do your research.

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