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Where Do You Inject Botox For Migraines
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
It's possible that 2 months after Botox for migraine was injected ... can cause shortness of breath?
Unlikely: If you were to develop shortness of breath due to Botox it would happen most likely about 1 week after the injection. Peak of activity and adverse events is between 4-6 wks, so 2 months post injection it's therapeutic as well as potential adverse effects are close to wearing off and some patients even require q2 month re-injections. ...Read more
When bent over i cannot lift my head up. When i stood up, i can. Some swelling on neck back. Am 10 days post botox inject neck for spasms/migraine.
When given botox for migraines is it injected in the same places as its put cosmetically & does it cause 'face freeze' look?
Many: Botox has a long track record of improving frequent migraines in many patients. At first, was anecdotal but has become common use. Effects against migraines does not last as long as the muscle block, so migrainers must return for supplement at first recurrence. Typically lasts 2-3 months, many times eliminating migraine symptom or treatment requirements with other meds. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Botox for headache: It is unlikely that a single treatment of Botox will cure migraines as it will wear off in several months and the headaches will probably recur then. However, many patients have had significant if not near total relief of their migraines after Botox treatments. Only you and your doctor can decide if this is a good choice for you. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
What pain meds can b used to treat chronic migraine that dont cause rebound? Did Botox already still in pain.
Nerve blocks: It depends if you got some relief. I would ask your neurologist or medical headache doctor about nerve blocks. A response to either botox or nerve blocks would mean that you are a candidate for surgical headache treatment. Talk to your neurologist about these options, and seek out an experienced surgeon to talk about the procedures with you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 ?
I took botox for migraine 2 times in 6 months but the second dose i lost half of my hair all of sudden
Is it because the botox should i stop it ?
What's the best way to treat status migraine when the ER migraine cocktail doesn't work? Had Botox wed. Migraine began Thursday.
Not rocket science: Have no problem with BOTOX, but effect may take several days to weeks, and is a good approach in many. Severe repetitive migraines may be aborted by several days of steroids, even intravenous Solumedrol (methylprednisolone). A long-term solution should focus on prevention, and I prefer to use OTC approaches such as riboflavin, butterbur, Co-Q10, and maybe magnesium. Suggest you stay out of the ER, see neurologist. ...Read more
How do I treat my rebound headaches when I have chronic migraine? Given Botox 2 weeks ago. Migraines worsened after. Change of seasons worsens them to
Ibuprofen: If this fails to work I would recommend neurological follow up ...Read more
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I took botox for migraine 3 times in 6 months
after last dose I lost half of my hair all of sudden
Should i stop taking it?
Dtr with migraine since jan. Tried several meds. Started verapimil last night and botox today. Would like to hear more about supplements & prevent.
Consider this: Many remedies for migraine exist, due to fact that folks are variable in response. Botox may work fine, (60-70% chance of success), but am not impressed by any calcium channel blockers in migraine. There are excellent otc choices with high success rates, and include riboflavin, co-q10, butterbur, feverfew, and magnesium. Favorite is petadolex. All of these require correct dosing, work with doc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can botox injections help people suffering from chronic migraines? Hello. I'm a female in my mid-twenties and have suffered from migraine headaches for as long as i can remember. I've been to several neurologist and undergone several test to determine the
Yes, if you qualify: Botox has been fda approved for chronic migraine, and I have seen it work very well for a number of patients. That being said, the criteria for getting the treatment are quite stringent- i would follow up with a neurologist who offers the treatment to see if you meet those criteria and, if not, what other options are available to you. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
I have had chronic migraine for 4 years and fibromyalgia for 3 years. I have tried numerous medications, Botox injections in the head and a 21 day course of Prednisone. All of these, especially Botox and Prednisone have alleviated the pain to some degree.
I have had chronic migraine for 4 years and fibromyalgia for 3 years. I have tried numerous medications, Botox injections in the head and a 21 day course of Prednisone. All of these, especially Botox and Prednisone have alleviated the pain to some degree
Doc has put me on tapering dose of 60mg prednisolone for chronic migraine not resp. to drugs and partial resp. to Botox. He says that non resp. to prednisolone means my migaine is psychiatric. True ?
Migraine treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (triptans, topamax, (topiramate) etc) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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