“It is some sort of immune reaction,” says Dr. James DeAngelo of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Associates. “It’s technically not an allergy. It’s a hypersensitivity. We just don’t know the mechanism yet.”
Oh really doc? You don’t know the mechanism? Let me help you. When you inject things through your skin it gets into your blood stream, the immune system gets activated because something has invaded the body. The body inflames. This is what you are witnessing. The inflammatory system kicking in. This is not just a cosmetic issue. This can and may cause serious inflammatory issues. Just because you see it on the skin of the arm doesn’t mean it’s just isolated to a localized reaction. When the body inflames, it can be happening systematically and you may not see it. It can cause blood clots, cardiovascular issues, autoimmune disease, neurological disease, and wide range of chronic inflammatory conditions.