Botox For Hyperhidrosis
Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating. Botox injections are a new treatment option for people with hyperhidrosis.
How long does Botox for hyperhidrosis take to work?
When used to treat underarm excessive sweating, Botox has been shown to result in an 82-87% decrease in sweating. Results start to be noticeable approximately 2 to 4 days after treatment with the full effects usually noted within 2 weeks.
Does Botox for sweaty hands work?
Another treatment option for sweaty palms is Botox (also known as onabotulinumtoxin A). An experienced medical professional can inject Botox into your palms to dramatically reduce sweating. Effects are lasting (about 6 months) but the injections can be painful.
Can hyperhidrosis be dangerous?
Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is an embarrassing condition that affects millions of Americans. Although it’s not medically dangerous, hyperhidrosis can seriously interfere with work, love, and play. Most people with hyperhidrosis have never seen a doctor about their condition.
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Is excessive sweating good or bad?
Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection. Excessive sweating is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape. The good news is that most cases of excessive sweating are harmless.