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How long does it take for botox to fully work?

How long does it take for botox to fully work?

Botox Effect 3-5 Day: Botox will typically set in between 3-5 days. Full effect can take up to 2 weeks in some individuals. If you are not seeing the desired effect after that time frame, you should consult with your provider. Some patients will benefit from increased dosing or extending the treatment area to cover a broader target. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
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Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injection (Definition)

Botox is a medicine that causes muscles to relax. It is commonly used to improve the appearance of deep facial lines or wrinkles between the eyebrows. It is also used to relieve migraine, and in certain conditions that involve muscle spasm. ...Read more


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How long does it take for botox to work?

Botox treatment.: Usually 3-5 days. Some of my patients state that they start to feel the effect even sooner. Talk to your plastic surgeons as s/he will need to ensure that you are a good candidate or not for this procedure. ...Read more

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How long does it take botox to work for piriformis syndrome?

How long does it take botox to work for piriformis syndrome?

About a week: It can take between5-7 days for Botox to work on the muscle. It does not mean that your piriformis syndrome will be gone at 1 week. Once the muscle are relaxed the physical therapy can be utilized. ...Read more

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How long does it take botox for palmar hyperhidrosis to work?

How long does it take botox for palmar hyperhidrosis to work?

Efecct in 7 - 10 day: It take up to 7- 10 days to reach maximum effect and the duration of effect is on the average about 18 weeks in Botox palms (range 8-32). ...Read more

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How long after you have Botox for migraines do you expect it to start working?Does it take a couple of weeks or do you expect it to work straight away

How long after you have Botox for migraines do you expect it to start working?Does it take a couple of weeks or do you expect it to work straight away

BOTOX/migraines: There are so many variables: Amount injected in units, severity of the prodrome, age after mixing BOTOX, etc. Only way is to attempt a few sessions to find the dose amounts and time frame of onset. ...Read more

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How long does it take for botox to take effect? I have a class reunion in 2 weeks and want to get botox for my forehead lines. How soon can I expect it to take effect? .

It : It usually takes 2-7 days to see the effects of botox. Some people may experience very mild, temporary headaches soon after the injections as the muscles begin to weaken and relax. ...Read more

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How long must i wait for botox take into effect?

2-14 days: If it's your first time getting botox, you can expect some improvement within 2-4 days. Full effect can take up to 2 weeks. People who receive their treatments regularly usually see an improvement within 24 hours and full effect within 7-10 days. ...Read more

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How long until botox shots take effect for cervical dystonia?

About five days : Botox takes about 4-5 days to cause muscle relaxation in most areas. That's why most clinicins will have you return in two weeks to reevaluate treatment. Dosing can vary based on the muscle size and you would rather under treat than over treat. ...Read more

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I have to get a botox shot in my bladder next week but i want to know more about it how long will the procedure take and will i be awake through it ?

Ask the doctor : Ask the doctor who is doing the procedure. There are several different ways of performing the injection and it can vary widely. Speak to the doctor if you have any questions. ...Read more

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How long do u have to wait till botox works have 38 niddles every 12 weeks as had migraine for 5 years now had botox for nearly 2 years ?

BOTOX Effect: If BOTOX will work on headaches, you should have pain relief after 14 to 21 days post injections. Talk with your physician about your headache treatment. ...Read more