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Will getting botox reduce sensation in my face?

Will getting botox reduce sensation in my face?

Botox no sensory: Botox doesn't cause sensory loss only motor loss. In other words, the Botox will minimize muscle movement but does not produce sensation loss of nerves. ...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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Does botox reduce sensation to your face?

Does botox reduce sensation to your face?

Not anesthetic: Botox is used to relax certain muscle groups but is not used as an anesthetic. Botox blocks the muscle contraction effect of a specific chemical and does not significantly affect sensory nerves. ...Read more

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Besides botox is there any way to get rid of or have fewer lines on your face?

Besides botox is there any way to get rid of or have fewer lines on your face?

Paralytics ; Fillers: Facial rejuvenation can be by temporary muscle paralytics like botox, xeomin, (incobotulinumtoxin a) Dysport or by injectable fillers like juvederm, elevess, belotero (the hyaluronic acids) or Radiesse (an hydroxyapatite) or by silicone or by your own fat (harvested from other areas of the body). See your plastic surgeon to discuss the pros and cons of the different options and s/he can advise you re the best option. ...Read more

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Help can botox get rid of wrinkles already present on your face?

Help can botox get rid of wrinkles already present on your face?

Yes: That is what botox cosmetic is for. It is used to reduce or completely remove the appearance of wrinkles on the face by relaxing the underlying muscles. Note that botox only lasts for 3-4 months, so in order to keep up the effect indefinitely, you will need repeat treatments this often. ...Read more

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Can Botox reduce acne on face if done near the problem areas? Or is this just wishful thinking of killing 2 birds w 1 stone? Can fillers help?

Can Botox reduce acne on face if done near the problem areas? Or is this just wishful thinking of killing 2 birds w 1 stone? Can fillers help?

Acne Rx: y & n: Botox and fillers are not treatment for acne. You may want to have the acne treated before these procedures. There are many good options that cost much less. ...Read more

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I get severe migraines. I take topamax to prevent them and botox in the head and neck as well to prevent it. I also take percocet and axert (almotriptan) for them. Is it fine?

I get severe migraines. I take topamax to prevent them and botox in the head and neck as well to prevent it. I also take percocet and axert (almotriptan) for them. Is it fine?

Everything: Is good except the percocet. I would suggest trying to avoid percocet at all costs. It will results in opiate dependence and cause rebound headaches which can be worse than your migraine in the long run. ...Read more

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Dr Mark I am 34 years & unsatisfied about my face look , does botox is a favorable solution to use in my stage or not?

Dr Mark I am 34 years & unsatisfied about my face look , does botox is a favorable  solution to use in my stage or not?

Not enough info: Don't know which facial issues you are unhappy with. Recommend consultation with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist to see if that option is recommended. Take care. ...Read more

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Does botox cause lumps on top of head?

Does botox cause lumps on top of head?

No: When Botox is injected it might cause the area to raise up a little but this should fade away in a few minutes. If you are concern with an injected area, please call back to your injector's office for an evaluation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does Botox help sagging face?

Does Botox help sagging face?

Depends on cause: Botox causes muscle laxity and this correct some age facial droop and sagging. See a verified Botox doctor and see there plan for your exact condition. ...Read more

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Would botox help with face pain?

Would botox help with face pain?

It can: Botox is fda approved for treatment of migraine, but it is often used to treat tension headaches, TMJ symptoms and trigeminal neuralgia. ...Read more

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How long will the side effects of botox last in my face?

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 asymmmetries can be corrected with a small amount of additional botox. Heaviness of the brow or drooping of an eyelid is usually a short-term problem, lasting only a couple of weeks. The effects of Botox are usually completely gone by 3 to 4 months. ...Read more

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Are botox and fillers for you face safe to use? Are they not absorbed by your body?

Are botox and fillers for you face safe to use? Are they not absorbed by your body?

Fillers and botox: Fillers and neurotoxins that are FDA approved are safe to use in your face. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial aplastic surgeon with experience in injectables ...Read more

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Which is more effective for wrinkles: botox or a face-lift?

Which is more effective for wrinkles: botox or a face-lift?

Depends: botox treats wrinkles from movement especially on forehead and around the eyes, while facelifts correct jowls, cheek and neck wrinkles, and loose skin of the face. ...Read more

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Does face botox is useful for face lift - or it's dangerous for a female 34 years ?

Does face botox is useful for face lift - or it's dangerous for a female 34 years ?

Not equivalent: Botox will relax muscles and soften wrinkles that are caused by those muscles. A facelift will generally not work on the muscles but will reposition fat pads and excise loose or redundant skin ...Read more

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Are there any long term bad effects from forehead botox? If your face looks funny afterward, will it eventually just wear off?

Are there any long term bad effects from forehead botox? If your face looks funny afterward, will it eventually just wear off?

No reported long: term bad effects from Botox, because it wears off after a few months. Yes, all of its effects are temporary. ...Read more

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I have big pores on my face what's a way to fix this problem and have a beautiful completion ? Also what's ur suggestions about botox ?

I have big pores on my face what's a way to fix this problem and have a beautiful completion ? Also what's ur suggestions about botox ?

Retin A (tretinoin)?: Retin a may be helpful in diminishing the appearance of pores. Botox and its equivalents (xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a) dysport) are great ways of diminishing the appearance of lines due to underlying facial muscles or secretion of sweat from localized areas. ...Read more

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What ia the alternative to botox that comes in pills? Does humana-medicare covers for botox or its alternative? I have head sweat sincs l was a teen

Botox: Botox does inhibit sweating by blocking the acetylcholine receptors. It's effect will last for a few months before it needs to be repeated. There are no pills that are as safe and specific that I am aware of. Other treatments include iontophoresis or antiperspirants such as drysol. Botox treatment is not covered for the treatment of sweating by most insurance programs. ...Read more

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Can a botox treatment for frown lines make your forehead/face feel any different then if a person didn't have?

Can a botox treatment for frown lines make your forehead/face feel any different then if a person didn't have?

Yes: The goal is to relax the muscles not to freeze the face. So initially it will feel different but not in a bad way but more like less stress or relaxed like when you are at peace. Remember , it is not immediate but takes a few days and you may notice a headache in the first day but that is not true all the time. But don't be surprised by it. ...Read more