A doctor should be consulted before carboxytherapy or any treatment and for further information on possible risks and side effects. Patients exploring this procedure should look for qualified plastic surgeons.
Side effects of carboxytherapy may include a crackling sensation under the skin as the injection is delivered, a small amount of pain where the needle is inserted, and sometimes purplish bruising. These effects are short-lasting. Some reports also say that patients may feel a short-lived tingling feeling near the insertion point and that the area may feel warm for up to 20 minutes following the injection.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken strong action to stop businesses, manufacturers, and spa Web sites from advertising cellulite treatments as "medical devices" that will alter the structure or function of the body so that consumers have realistic expectations. However, many organizations continue to make claims that they or their products can eliminate cellulite permanently. Consumers should be aware that there is a lack of well-documented effective treatments for cellulite.
Carbon dioxide should not be confused with the highly toxic gas carbon monoxide. Injections of pure carbon dioxide gas are considered safe and are commonly administered to thighs, buttocks, and other body parts.
You should read product labels, and discuss all therapies with a qualified healthcare provider. Natural Standard information does not constitute medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.A doctor should be consulted before carboxytherapy or any treatment and for further information on possible risks and side effects. Patients exploring this procedure should look for qualified plastic surgeons.Side effects of carboxytherapy may... More