- Health influencer Odalis Santos Mena died after posting about present process sweat discount remedy.
- The clinic stated her demise was because of steroid use, however her boyfriend stated the post-mortem disputes this.
- He added that since her demise her social media accounts have been flooded with derogatory feedback.
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Within the wake of the death of fitness influencer Odalis Santos Mena, her boyfriend, Victor Manuel Gómez Carreño, informed Insider that social media customers have been “invading” the feedback sections on her accounts with “mockery and derogatory feedback” following experiences that she had been utilizing steroids on the time of her demise.
Whereas feedback seem to have been disabled on Mena’s most up-to-date Instagram posts, Insider discovered proof of on-line trolling within the feedback of her TikTok account.
Mexican bodybuilder and influencer Santos Mena, 23, reportedly traveled to wellness heart and dermatology clinic SkinPiel in Guadalajara, Mexico on July 6 to be able to bear an FDA-approved remedy known as miraDry. The remedy, which is meant to scale back underarm sweating, was one which Santos Mena was “employed” by SkinPiel to advertise via a sequence on social media, Gómez Carreño informed Insider.
LadBible reported that within the run-up to her surgical procedure, Santos Mena posted about SkinPiel and the process on her Instagram story, which is now not seen on her profile. Her boyfriend confirmed that she posted on her tales shortly earlier than her demise.
Gómez Carreño informed Insider that as a part of the take care of SkinPiel, Mena underwent the remedy and uploaded varied posts. He stated she didn’t wrestle with hyperhidrosis (a situation that causes extreme underarm sweating), including that they have been informed by the clinic that the process was “secure and non-invasive.”
Santos Mena reportedly died from a cardiac arrest shortly after being administered an anesthetic by the clinic.
Following her demise, SkinPiel launched a broadly reported assertion to Mexican newspaper Milenio saying that “the whole lot appears to point that the anesthesia reacted with the substances current in Odalis’ physique, since steroids, anabolics, and clenbuterol alter the metabolism and have an effect on the expansion of the center.”
The clinic stated that docs who examined Santos Mena following her coronary heart assault discovered traces of anabolic steroids “clenbuterol, creatine, and oxandrolone in [her] physique” — one thing which, they stated, Santos Mena didn’t declare each on her medical varieties and verbally previous to the process.
Gómez Carreño informed Insider that he acquired the toxicology experiences from Santos Mena’s post-mortem on July 13. “The reason for demise was decided as anaphylactic response secondary to anesthesia,” he stated. Gómez Carreño additionally stated that, opposite to SkinPiel’s assertion, the post-mortem confirmed no traces of oxandrolone, creatine, or clenbuterol. Insider has been unable to independently confirm the outcomes of the post-mortem.
Saying that the clinic’s assertion was launched “irresponsibly,” Gómez Carreño added, “There isn’t a medical assist for what they point out. We consulted with anesthesia specialists they usually all dominated out the potential of a adverse impact even when Odalis was taking steroids since there isn’t a absolute contraindication between steroids and anesthesia. Even so, the post-mortem confirmed that Odalis didn’t have stated substances in her physique.”
A June 2019 clinical update based mostly on analysis by Croatian peer-reviewed medical journal Acta Clinica Croatica and revealed by the US Nationwide Heart for Biotechnology Info checked out potential contraindications and problems of native anesthetic and steroid use. Main opposed reactions and problems have been described as “uncommon.”
“What occurred to Odalis can occur to anybody,” Gómez Carreño stated. “It’s an allergic response and has completely nothing to do with the game she practiced and to which she devoted her life and years of labor.”
He additionally stated the clinic was being investigated for medical malpractice and alleged it was not outfitted with a defibrillator. This comes after The Mirror reported that Santos Mena’s demise is being investigated by the Jalisco State Public Prosecutor’s Workplace.
Neither SkinPiel nor Jalisco state authorities officers instantly responded to Insider’s request for remark.
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