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Botox for Sweating

How uncomfortable it is to have a very sweaty underarm especially during the summer season? Medically referred to as Hyperhidrosis, is a condition that is quite common. Hyperhidrosis may also cause extreme sweating in the palms and soles. But no need to worry, now you have the option of putting an end to sweaty glands as with an injection for sweaty glands is an option readily available for you at Derma Max Medical Center.

Botox for Sweating Goals

  Time Required – Few Minutes

  No Anesthesia Needed

  Immediate Recovery

  Very High Success Rate

Botox Candidates

  • Excessive sweating in the armpits, palms or soles
  • Neurological disorder
  • Disease affecting nerves or muscles

Botox Treatment Goals

Botox treatment for hyperhidrosis decreases excessive sweating by blocking the neurotransmitter that stimulates sweat glands.

Botox Pre-treatment Preparation

  • Avoid any cosmetic products before the treatment
  • Avoid any antiperspirant the day before the treatment
  • Stay away from hot beverages and exercise for half an hour before treatment
  • Avoid any kind of allergy medications, sleeping aids or muscle relaxants

Botox Procedure

The treatment for hyperhidrosis does not require any kind of anesthesia and takes few minutes to complete. After cleaning the treated area, numbing cream or topical anesthetic to numb the treatment area is applied. The area is dried and iodine is applied to identify sweat glands. Small amount of dose is then injected in the marked sites. Lastly, cold compresses are applied to reduce discomfort, swelling and bruising.

Botox Recovery Time

No downtime is required after the treatment and the recovery time is also minimal.

Botox Results

You will see the results of injections within two days after the procedure. The effect may last for 3 to 12 months.

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