If you are suffering from excessive underarm sweating that is interfering with certain daily activities, you may be a candidate for Botox® injection that may control and reduce the excessive underarm sweating.
Patients who suffer from excessive under arm sweating may be embarrassed when being in public.
They will be afraid to raise their arms because of underarm sweat stains. They do not enjoy wearing new clothes because the clothes will be ruined by underarm sweat stains.
Basically, severe underarm sweating will get in the way of many daily activities and topical treatments will not work, and the quality of life will be compromised. Depression, anxiety and low self- esteem may complicate the clinical picture of severe under arm sweating.
A consultation with a specialist is important to determine if Botox® is the right treatment for you.
Botox® is FDA approved for the treatment of excessive underarm sweating, but it is contraindicated with pregnancy, in patients with certain neurological
conditions, in patients who have active infection, and in patients who are taking specific antibiotics. A consultation with specialist will determine if BOTOX® treatment is appropriate or not . We usually perform detailed clinical evaluation to decide if you are a candidate for Botox® or not.
During the procedure a small amount of BOTOX® is injected into the affected underarm area through a very fine needle. About 15 injections are made to the underarm area.
The actual procedure takes about 10 to 15 minutes and lasts around 6-7 months.
We usually do a follow up visit in a month, where you should notice a significant reduction in underarm sweating within 4 weeks of your first treatment.
BOTOX® neurotoxin treatment helps control the symptoms of severe underarm sweating when topical medicines do not work well enough. It works by temporarily preventing the release of chemical substance from the nerve endings; this in turn will prevent the stimulation of the sweat glands.
When the sweat glands don’t receive chemical signals, excessive sweating will stop.
BOTOX® injections are expected to temporarily stop the production of excessive sweat in the treated areas only. Sweat continues to be produced elsewhere.
Your sweat does not get backed up. Sweat will not produced in the areas treated with BOTOX® only.
Botox® Injections will not affect the rest of the body normal sweat production.
If Excessive sweating is compromising your life and daily activities, there is no reason to suffer.
You can call us for free consultation. With Botox® Injection you will feel better, be better and enjoy your life.