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Saturday
Feb122011

Another 'Silicone' Ass Injection Death

Underground cosmetic procedures have become a growing cause of concern for health regulators.

This kind of thing is just as bad as the do it yourself Botox self injections.

From CNN

Claudia Aderotimi, 20, died early Tuesday, shortly after receiving buttocks enhancements in a hotel room near Philadelphia International Airport, according to police. The procedure allegedly cost $1,800.

Police say singer Black Madam -- whom they have identified as Padge Victoria Windslowe, 41 -- is believed to be the person who injected Aderotimi with a substance that was supposed to be silicone.

Aderotimi and three other women had traveled from England to undergo the cosmetic procedure in Philadelphia, police said.

Last month, New York officials arrested a woman for allegedly illegally injecting liquid silicone as part an underground business she ran out of her home, according to the Manhattan U.S. attorney's office.

She allegedly charged more than $1,000 for a round of shots and faces up to three years in prison if convicted.

Last year in New Jersey, state health officials launched an investigation into infections related to cosmetic injections after six women were hospitalized for complications.

The women developed symptoms after injections for buttocks enhancement and received surgical and antibiotic treatment, according to the state health agency. All the injections apparently were administered by unlicensed medical providers.

Investigators have had a difficult time tracking these procedures because they are performed by unlicensed providers.

"It's hard to tell how many people are utilizing that [type] of service," said Dr. Tina Tan, a New Jersey state epidemiologist.

Tan has heard reports of caulk and other products being used in the injections, as well as injection substances being purchased outside of medical supply stores, she said.

Not surprisingly, injecting these materials can result in serious health complications and death, she warned.

Reader Comments (1)

I hope this educates those who believe it is not true and causes you to rethink your position but.....Those of you who were sued can back me up. Insurance companies love to take in money but hate like H___ to give it out. They are NOT INTERESTED IN PEOPLE....... ALL THEY ARE INTERESTED IN IS $$$$$$$ MONEY.

SURGERY is defined as.....ANY PROCEDURE THAT ALTERS THE STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF THE AREA BEING TREATED IS SURGERY. IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BREAK THE SKIN SURFACE TO ALTER THE TISSUE UNDER THE SURFACE, AS IS DONE WITH LASERS. ALL THE RESULTS ARE DONE BELOW THE SURFACE, THEREFORE, THE CLAIM THAT LASERS ARE NON-INVASIVE IS NOT CORRECT AS.IT IS THE LIGHT BEAM THAT INVADES AND DOES THE DAMAGE AS IT IS SUPPOSED TO DO. IT IS NOT A MATTER OF BREAKING THE SURFACE AS MUCH AS IT IS THE RESULTS BELOW THE SURFACE..

IN ORDER TO ALTER THE FOLLICLE TO AFFECT THE GROWTH OF HAIR THE PAPILLA HAS TO BE COMPROMISED AND THAT MEANS CHANGED SO THAT THE PAPILLA CAN NO LONGER FUNCTION THE WAY IT DID BEFORE THE LASER TREATMENT. LASER OPERATORS ARE AWARE THAT THEIR DEVICES CAN CAUSE SCARRING TOO, CONSEQUENTLY, THEY ARE PERFORMING SURGERY WITHOUT A LICENSE TO PRACTICE SURGERY OR MEDICINE.(NO LICENSE IS ISSUED TO DOCTORS TO DO SURGERY. A LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE GIVES THAT PERSON THE LEGAL RIGHT TO DO ANY AND ALL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL PROCEDURES EVEN IF HE/SHE WAS NEVER SPECIFICALLY TRAINED TO DO THOSE PROCEDURES..IT IS ASSUMED THE LICENSEE HAS THE INTELLIGENCE NOT TO DO ANYTHING HE/SHE WAS NOT TRAINED TO DO AND THE "HIPPOCRATIC OATH", TAKEN BY ALL DOCTORS, BINDS THEM TO, "ABOVE ALL", DO NO HARM TO THE PATIENT.

I AM NOT AWARE OF ANY STATE THAT ISSUES A LICENSE TO BE A "LASER TECHNICIAN" OR OF ANY SCHOOL IN THIS COUNTRY THAT HAS LICENSED TEACHERS TO TEACH "LASER SURGERY" (WHERE DID THEY GET THEIR LICENSE TO OPERATE A LASER). WHAT WE HAVE NOW IS A CASE OF "THE BLIND LEADING THE BLIND".

THIS IS NOT LIMITED TO LASER SURGERY FOR HAIR REMOVAL. SURGERY IS ANY PROCEDURE THAT ALTERS THE FUNCTION OR STRUCTURE OF THE AREA BEING TREATED, CONSEQUENTLY, SKIN PEELS, WRINKLE REMOVAL AND MANY OTHER PROCEDURES (MOST OF WHICH WERE INVENTED BY DOCTORS), ALL FALL INTO THE DEFINITION OF SURGERY.

IF YOU OPERATE A LASER YOU ARE NOT INSURED. CALL YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY AND CHECK THIS OUT. A NUMBER OF YOU HAVE CALLED ME ALL SORTS OF NAMES BUT YOU SHOULD CALL YOUR INSURER FIRST. I AM TRYING TO SAVE YOU A LOT OF GRIEF. IF YOU GET SUED IT WILL REFLECT ON YOUR KIDS AS WELL AS THE LEGAL PART OF YOUR BUSINESS WHICH YOU COULD LOSE TOO..

THE MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSP[ITAL RETURNED MONEY TO ALL PATIENTS WHO HAD LASER TREATMENTS BY A NON-PHYSICIAN AND THEY NO LONGER DO ANY HAIR REMOVAL HERE. ALL THEIR SURGEONS ARE BOARD CERTIFIED AND NO LASER OPERATORS ARE BOARD CERTIFIED EXCEPT DOCTORS. THEY SOLVED THE PROBLEM.. ONLY "BOARD CERTIFIED" SURGEONS, PLASTIC SURGEONS, AND DERMATO- SURGEONS CAN PICK UP A LASER WAND AT THIS HOSPITAL..THEY WERE CONCERNED THEY WOULD LOSE THEIR ACCREDITATION AS PATIENTS EXPECTED THAT ALL SURGERY WAS DONE ONLY BY "BOARD CERTIFIED" SURGEONS. LASER PEOPLE WERE NOT CERTIFIED OR LICENSED.

07.28 | Unregistered Commenterlefty2g

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