This article originally appeared on People.com.
Jenelle Butler decided to get butt injections in 2010, soon after the birth of her son.
“After I had my son I was going through post-partum depression,” Butler, 35, explains in this exclusive clip from Tuesday’s episode of The Doctors. “I felt insecure about how I looked.”
The Atlanta-based mom-of-three decided to go with an unlicensed procedure.
“The word on the street was you call, you make an appointment, rent a room and bring cash,” Butler says. “You’re not supposed to ask any questions.”
But the silicone injections started to go wrong. “Within two years, I started to notice issues,” she says. “I have pain if I sit for too long, sensations of itchiness, discoloration, indentations. Scar tissue has formed. It’s just rock-hard.”
Butler’s concerns are multiplied after she goes to see Dr. Andrew Ordon, who says that the implants may be putting her life at risk.
“It’s just a matter of time that silicone injections in massive amounts in the buttocks are going to create a problem,” Dr. Ordon says. “The big deal though, is that it could be life-threatening.”
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