Can Botox for hyperhidrosis (underarms) cause an inflammatory response in the body?

I have been treated for hyperhidrosis in the past with Botox but after having some sort of inflammatory response to a combination of pesticides and mold, I'm afraid of putting any toxin in my body. I have endometriosis and intestinal issues that get worse with inflammation. Can Botox trigger an inflammatory/autoimmune response? Thanks!

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Rejuve

Published on Feb 29, 2016

I don't think that the Botox would trigger an autoimmune response though. I would recommend you treat and get a better handle on your multiple inflammatory issues first before considering the Botox. Your inflammation comes from your gut, which is causing your intestinal issues. This has a direct influence on your endometriosis.

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Answered by Rejuve

I don't think that the Botox would trigger an autoimmune response though. I would recommend you treat and get a better handle on your multiple inflammatory issues first before considering the Botox. Your inflammation comes from your gut, which is causing your intestinal issues. This has a direct influence on your endometriosis.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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