Why do Botox injections cause my upper lip to be stiff?

Answers from doctors (3)


Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

Published on Oct 10, 2014

You are not supposed to use Botox on upper lips, which is why you are experiencing stiffness. It is only to be used on the forehead, glabella and crows feet (around eyes).

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Answered by Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

You are not supposed to use Botox on upper lips, which is why you are experiencing stiffness. It is only to be used on the forehead, glabella and crows feet (around eyes).

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Millennium Medical Spa

Published on Oct 07, 2014

Botox affects the muscles. That is why your upper lip may feel stiff. If you are concerned, refer back to the professional who treated you.

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Answered by Millennium Medical Spa

Botox affects the muscles. That is why your upper lip may feel stiff. If you are concerned, refer back to the professional who treated you.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Bella Rose Medispa

Published on Oct 06, 2014

Botox weakens the muscles from movement, so it can make your lip feel stiff. Generally, fillers are best used to erase wrinkles in this area in small amounts. We always recommend good skin care as the foundation of any treatment.

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Answered by Bella Rose Medispa

Botox weakens the muscles from movement, so it can make your lip feel stiff. Generally, fillers are best used to erase wrinkles in this area in small amounts. We always recommend good skin care as the foundation of any treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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