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How can I reduce the side effects of Botox

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Several: Cosmetic Botox injections are generally safe and side effects are rare. Most common side effect is bruising, especially when injecting in the crow's f ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Few & Minimal: Avoid Botox if you are pregnant or breast feeding or have neurological conditions. When used appropriately for the reduction of lines of expression in ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
36 years experience Dermatology
Botox side effects: Botox can work wonderfully for the majority of people but there are side effects and complications that you should discuss with your doctor. Side effe ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Unknown...: There are a few studies looking at the effectiveness of Botox injection of the pylorus in patients with idiopathic gastroparesis and none showed it to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
What side effect?: Potential side effects of Botox include mild facial asymmetry, heaviness of the brow and rare complications such as drooping of an eyelid. Most asymmm ... Read More
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
2-4 months: Botox usually lasts about 3 months, but can be longer or shorter.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Decreased by 2 mos: Usually get diminishmwnt of effect after 1-2 months and completely gone by 4 months.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chappell
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
Refer to the web: The package insert lists all of the known risks, up to and including death. You can find it online.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hoffmann
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Very low risk: Botox has an excellent safety record when administered by qualified professionals. Rarely someone might have some temporary drooping of an eyelid or e ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ron Pelton
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Weird : Weird "side effects" are listed on the Botox website such as "loss of strength and muscle weakness all over the body", "double vision", "blurred visio ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ron Pelton
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Commonly, : Commonly, we see small bruises and minimal swelling but sometimes not at all. The Botox website lists several rare complications that i've never seen ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Botox: Botox paralyzes muscles which clears up fine lines and wrinkles in the face temporarily which then gives a more youthful appearance. It is only tempo ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
What do YOU want?: The real question is do you want to do something (with potential side effects- since everything has side effects!) in order to please him? Are you hap ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Botox : Botox is very effective for most cases of focal hyperhidrosis on the palms, soles, or armpits. Read more about this on the link below. Hurts to get ... Read More

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