Woman Loses Legs and Arms After Receiving Unlicensed Butt Injections

October 5, 2015

Here's another reason to appreciate and take care of the body you have, and leave the cosmetic alterations alone.

April Brown was once a cosmetologist, fashion designer, and working mother of two daughters. She's now a multiple amputee. She says hospitalizations after unlicensed cosmetic procedures led to life-threatening infections. Doctors removed her limbs last year to save her life.

“I got the butt implants five years ago,” said Brown. “For five years, I lived in pain. Excruciating pain.”

April Brown won't identify the unlicensed practitioner who injected her with silicone. She will only say it was somewhere near Western and Manchester. Brown told NBCLosAngeles.com that her own lack of self-esteem issues are mostly to blame.