Do you suffer from night-sweats or excessive sweating – also known as hyperhidrosis? Contour Medical may be able to help, with Botox injections for Armpit Sweat! Harmless, fast acting, and long lasting, this procedure is one of the more effective ways to treat excessive underarm sweat and may be just what the doctor ordered. Read on for more information.
About the Procedure
Botox can be injected into the skin to treat symptoms of severe underarm sweating when topical treatments fail. Gaining the FDA’s stamp of approval in 2004, BOTOX is a now-accepted way to reduce underarm sweat and treat axillary hyperhidrosis. Other benefits include:
- Long Lasting: Effects will last for upwards of 6 Months
- Procedure may be covered by Insurance, depending on extremity of condition
- Botox is a safe and FDA approved to treat Underarm Sweat
How Does it Work?
When you arrive for treatment, Dr. McCoy will inject the affected area with Botox to treat your symptoms of severe underarm sweating. These injections temporarily block the chemical signals from the nerves that stimulate sweat glands, reducing sweat output and granting relief from hyperhidrosis. Treatments can last as long as 6 months.
Important Safety Information
Though FDA approved, Botox can cause serious side effects that can be life threatening. Talk to your doctor if you have any of the following issues after your procedure:
- Problems Swallowing, Speaking, or Breathing
- Spread of Toxin Effects outside of treatment area
You also may experience loss of strength, general muscle weakness, dizziness, or vision problems hours after your procedure. These side effects will pass, but do not operate machinery or drive a car while experiencing these side effects.