Potential Risks and Complications of Hyperhidrosis BOTOX Treatment

Hyperhidrosis Botox? treatment is done to treat an excessive sweating condition. Hyperhidrosis refers to excessive sweating, and it can lead to lots of social problems due to the bad odor and uneasiness. There are many medications, surgery and iontophoresis options for treating this condition. However, Botox? treatment is found to be more effective in controlling the excessive sweating condition. Though Botox? is used for cosmetic benefits, it is also effective in controlling the sympathetic nerves causing hyperhydrosis. However, there are lots of potential risks and complications involved in this treatment.

Bruising and Pain

Due to the injection of Botox? under the skin, bruises and sores are formed, which takes few days to heal. Although uncommon, some patients may also experience minor hemorrhaging. When Hyperhidrosis Botox? treatment is done for palmar hidrosis (excessive sweating in palms), the control effects are minimal and can also result in pain. That is the reason why this treatment has been approved by FDA for armpit sweat controlling only.

Fatal Infections

The quality of Botox? deteriorates and becomes bad after 4 hours of opening the package. If the cosmetologist double dips the needle, taking Botox? from the pack which was already used for another person, then it may cause potentially serious consequences resulting in fatal infections. Needles used for administering Botox? should also be sterilized properly to prevent such fatal infections.

Toxin Effect

Botox? is a Botulinum neurotoxin obtained from Clostridium botulinum bacteria, and when used frequently can lead to botulism, a serious medical issue. Some people can develop adverse reactions to the toxin. Due to the effects of this toxin, recurrent nausea, headache, flu-like symptoms or respiratory infections may occur in the week following the treatment. Since it is a neurotoxin, care should be taken to carefully inject it and this underlines the necessity of questioning the skills of the professional in cosmetic surgery. Absolute sterility of the equipment and environment should be maintained while administering Botox? to avoid serious consequences of infections.

Muscular Weakness

Botox? is a toxin that blocks the sweat glands and controls excessive sweating. It also acts as a relaxant for the muscles. Due to this property of Botox?, after the treatment, muscle strength of the treated area can get affected. In many cases, the muscles in?the treated?areas are found to become less sensitive and weaker.

Medical Conditions

Certain medical conditions might create complications with Hyperhidrosis Botox? treatment. Lactating women or pregnant ladies should not undergo this treatment. If you are allergic to Botox? or albumin, then it is a strict no-no for you. If it is done in a person with neurological disorders, it may lead to unmanageable complications. Similarly, taking aspirin or such medicines a week before or after the treatment can also result in complications.

The above-mentioned potential risks and complications of Hyperhidrosis Botox? treatment emphasize the importance of getting the treatment done by a certified professional. This will help in getting through the procedure with?minimum risks.

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