Botox for Hyperhidrosis
Treating Severe Sweating with Botox Injections
1) How Does Treating Severe Sweating with Botox work?
Botox for Hyperhidrosis is FDA-approved for severe underarm sweating when topical agents don’t work. Treating Hyperhidrosis with Botox helps control this condition by temporarily blocking the chemical signals from the nerves that stimulate the sweat glands. When the sweat glands don’t receive chemical signals, the severe sweating stops.
2) How effective is Botox for Hyperhidrosis?
Botox treatment for Hyperhidrosis is very effective.
3) What is treating severe sweating with Botox injections like?
Treating severe sweating with Botox is very straightforward and virtually painless. A small volume of Botox solution is injected into the affected underarm area using a very fine needle and cold air which makes it virtually painless.The needle is placed just under the skin. Multiple injections are given in a given underarm area as felt appropriate by Dr.Shah
4) What should I expect after I have received Botox for Hyperhidrosis?
Most patients report significant reduction of sweating within one to two weeks and after 6 months the sweating becomes “like in normal individuals” and for most patients the treatment may not have to be repeated for a duration of 12 to 15 months.
5) What happens if I decide to stop treating severe sweating with Botox?
If you decide not to have further treatment, there will be no lasting change in the treated areas. The effects of the Botox for Hyperhidrosis treatments will gradually wear off and your underarm sweating will resume.
6) Which is the best time of the year to do this treatment in Philadelphia?
Most patients come to our Philadelphia office for this treatment in the spring or before summer such that their problem of excessive underarm sweating is not an issue during the summer months since this problem is most pronounced at that time.
7) Is treating severe sweating with Botox for right for me?
You are welcome to come to our office for a complimentary consult on Botox for Hyperhidrosis. Dr. Shah can help guide you if treating severe sweating with Botox is right for you.
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