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Where do you inject botox for migraines?

Where do you inject botox for migraines?

Depends...: On the location of the migraine. Seek a specialist in migraines who does Botox to make sure you get the best treatment recommendations for your headaches. If done by a specialist in headaches, insurance often covers this. ...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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Where do you inject botox in bladder?

Where do you inject botox in bladder?

Inside bladder wall: In patients with overactive bladder due to MS and spinal cord injury, Botox can be injected into the wall of the bladder. This is done from inside the bladder through a cystoscope, and requires a urologist who is trained injecting botox. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if getting botox injections in the fingers hurt?

Wanted to know if getting botox injections in the fingers hurt?

Little pain: Every injection has a little discomfort associated with it. Injections in the fingers can be more painful d/t the larger amts of pain receptors. With that said, smaller needles can be used. There will be a little pain, but go in with reasonable expectations and you'll do great!!! Good luck ...Read more

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How do doctors decide if you are a candidate for botox and dermal fillers?

How do doctors decide if you are a candidate for botox and dermal fillers?

By a complete exam: You doctor will evaluate you, the lines and wrinkles you seek to treat, and will recommend a treatment plan tailored to your needs. Generally speaking, Botox and Dysport work on lines caused by muscle contraction, while fillers treat creases and folds in the skin which exist in the absence of muscle contraction. Seek care from a board certified facial plastic or plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How many mg do I need for botox injection?

How many mg do I need for botox injection?

Units: Botulinum toxins are measured in units. Depending upon which muscles/wrinkles you seek to treat, the dose will vary. ...Read more

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What qualifys someone to receive botox injections for migranes?

15 headache days: per month and having met at least 3 different classes of headache medications. I would discuss this with your doctor to see if you have completed the pre-requisite requirements. ...Read more

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Lidocaine injections for endometriosis, good idea? Side effects? How do they inject them? Do they work?

Lidocaine injections for endometriosis, good idea? Side effects? How do they inject them? Do they work?

Not likely: Lidocaine is not likely to be helpful for endometriosis. Others injections are much more likely to help, such as depo-lupron, which can suppress estrogen production. When the estrogen is suppressed, the endometriosis is suppressed, and your symptoms will likely improve. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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How can I find botox or restaloyne injections for less than those offered at the dermatologists?

How can I find botox or restaloyne injections for less than those offered at the dermatologists?

Cautious consumer: On average the cost is about $12-$20 per unit in the usa. Finding bargain basement discount pricing is risky business in that, the Botox may possibly be overdiluted(watered down), decreasing efficacy and safety of the Botox administered. There is only one manufacturer for Botox cosmetic in the usa and that is allergan. At TLC aesthetics tampa, we only purchase Botox exclusively by allergan. ...Read more

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What to do if I get acupuncture for migraines why does the practitioner rotate the needles during a session?

What to do if I get acupuncture for migraines why does the practitioner rotate the needles during a session?

Acupuncture: can be very beneficial in the treatment of migraine and other types of headaches. Twirling the needle rapidly during Chinese Scalp Acupuncture will stimulate the underlying brain structures to impact motor or sensory function of different areas of the body. ...Read more

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Where do you inject lidocaine and septocaine for dental work ?

Where do you inject lidocaine and septocaine for dental work ?

Depends on the Tooth: For upper teeth, the injection is normally right next to the tooth, on the outside, where the cheek/lip is. For surgery, another injection on the palate is needed. For lower teeth, the injection is normally near the back of the mouth on that side, where the jaw bone starts going up towards the ear. There are other types of injections also. It depends on the tooth and the planned procedure. ...Read more

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How often would i need botox injections for facial wrinkles? I've read that botox is not dangerous, but i'm nervous about having a toxin injected into my face regularly. If there are complications, are they due to the amount or frequency of treatments? Wh

How often would i need botox injections for facial wrinkles? I've read that botox is not dangerous, but i'm nervous about having a toxin injected into my face regularly. If there are complications, are they due to the amount or frequency of treatments? Wh

~4 months: It varies on male and female and the number of units injected but Botox on average will last about 120 days. The amount of Botox on average injected into a face is ~40 units, amount to cause paralysis of the body ~3, 000. Some complications can occur, can discuss with your provider-depends on where it is injected. ...Read more

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Do I have to get some blood tests before doing a botox injections?

Do I have to get some blood tests before doing a botox injections?

Unlikely: Depends on the physician and the indication for the botox. For most cosmetic Botox injections, no lab work (blood tests) are needed. ...Read more

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Why do I need to rotate injection sites when I inject enbrel (etanercept)? Why can't I inject the same place?

Why do I need to rotate injection sites when I inject enbrel (etanercept)? Why can't I inject the same place?

Better rotate: Use at least two injection sites. You don't need to rotate between four sites. Rotating between sites gives the individual sites a chance to recover from the injections. That creates less pain and a lesser chance of a site reaction. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of wrinkles under your eyes if you inject botox?

Can you get rid of wrinkles under your eyes if you inject botox?

Botox - Cosmetic: Botox is commonly used above and on the sides of the eyes to reduce wrinkles. However, Botox is not normally given under the eyes. Eye bags or dark circles are better treated with other options, such as skin care, facial fillers, fat injections, or plastic surgery. ...Read more

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Anyone know where I might get some assistance to pay for flexor prescription?

Anyone know where I might get some assistance to pay for flexor prescription?

Prescription expense: Flexor? Are you referring to the flector patch (diclofenac)? That is a topical antiimflammatory patch and is costly for may people as there is no generic. An alternative may be oral anti-inflammatories of which most are available gernerically. There is also voltaren gel that is topical, although also costly and there is another toical ointment that may work. Ask your physician and pharmacist for assistance. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more