How Hyperhidrosis Botox Treatment Is Performed

If you are think of treating your excess sweating problem, then you may be wondering how Hyperhidrosis Botox? Treatment is performed. Hypehidrosis is excess sweating. Sweating is required to keep the body cooled off when it becomes too hot, but hyperhidrosis is sweating more than is needed to cool off the body. This condition affects many people in their hands and other parts of the body, not just the armpits. This can be a very embarrassing problem, especially if there is an odor associated with the sweat.?In many cases, antiperspirants and deodorants do not work when dealing with hyperhidrosis.

If you suffer from hyperhidrosis, it?can be treated with Botox? treatments. The Botox? injections are injected into the areas where excess sweat is produced, to block the sweat from being developed.

The Treatment

If you suffer from hyperhidrosis and have tried other treatment options, Botox? might be able to help. In your consultation appointment, your doctor will be able to tell you if you are a good candidate for Botox? treatments. If you decide to have the treatments, you should know that this is not a permanent treatment and you may need other treatments within 6 months.

On the day of your treatment, you will be taken back to the procedure room, and the area in which you will receive the treatments will be washed and sterilized. If you are having the treatment placed in the armpits, a numbing cream can be applied to the area to help decrease the pain. Then, the doctor will start placing the injections into the areas. The Botox? injections are placed into the sweat glands.?It may take up to 20 injections into each area to cover all of the sweat glands.?This can be a little painful, but it should only last around 15 minutes from start to finish.

Recovery from Botox? Treatments

The recovery time for receiving Botox? treatments is usually none. Most people are able to return to their daily activities right after the treatments. You will want to keep the area clean and dry for a day or two to reduce irritation where the injections were placed. There is also the chance that it may bleed from the injections. If bleeding does occur, clean it off with a sterile washcloth and dry it off well.

You should start to see result of the Botox? treatments within 4 weeks; some people see results in a little as a week. The Botox? can last between 6 and 10 months depending on the person and the severity of sweating. After the treatments wear off, another treatment can be performed. Since the procedure is approved by the FDA, many insurance companies are starting to pay for the procedure. If your insurance does not pay for the procedure, it is actually affordable. The average cost of the treatment is $250 to $500 to have it done and then an additional charge for the Botox?.

If you suffer from excessive sweating, talk to your doctor to see if you are a good candidate for the Botox? treatments.

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