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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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I have sweating problem even if I am not excited or nervous.. what can be the problem.. how do I rectify it..I don't want to take botox or under go el?

I have sweating problem even if I am not excited or nervous.. what can be the problem.. how do I rectify it..I don't want to take botox or under go el?

See answer: This is a common problem. The following patient information about excessive sweating will be very helpful. Go to http://bit.ly/1HFBsnj ..Should you have any additional questions about your particular situation please feel free to write to me at http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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Does botox for excessive sweating help?

Does botox for excessive sweating help?

Botox for sweating: Botox injections into the armpit have been shown to be very effective for treating excessive sweating, known as hyperhidrosis. The effect seems to last 6-9 months. ...Read more

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Is there a solution to hyperhidrosis and palm sweating other than botox ,surgery ?

Is there a solution to hyperhidrosis and palm sweating other than botox ,surgery ?

Biofeedback: Biofeedback is a technique of training which allows a person to control facets of their autonomic nervous system. Often used for migraine and other chronic pain patients when trying to control things such as blood pressure, heart rate, and breathing patterns...I don't see why the technique couldn't be used to influence the autonomic system where sweating were concerned. Interesting possibility. ...Read more

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Will botox prevent sweating?

Will botox prevent sweating?

Yes: Botox injected in the skin is effective for temporary reduction of sweating. It is commonly used in armpits but also in the palms and soles. As previously mentioned it takes several days to start working and lasts about 6 months. When injected into the palms the patient needs to know there may be mild transient weakness of grip that likely won't bother a sedentary person but may trouble a laborer. ...Read more

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Can botox be used for truncal/groin sweating? Is that dangerous? What could be side effects?

Can botox be used for truncal/groin sweating? Is that dangerous? What could be side effects?

Groin hyperhidrosis: Botox can be used effectively to treat hyperhidrosis of the groin. I have a large hyperhidrosis practice and have treated patients with groin hyperhidrosis effectively with Botox for many years. The Center for Excessive Sweating was developed in 1999. Botox injections in the groin for hyerhidrosis will significantly improve your quality of life indicators. ...Read more

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My hands to completely stop sweating so is botox effective?

Yes: Botox is very effective for excessive sweating from the palms. It works quickly, has no major side effects, and can last 3-9 months depending on the amount of Botox that is used. It can temporarily cause the hand muscles to be a bit weaker, especially one's grip. ...Read more

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Can you use botox cream instead of botox injection for excessive sweating?

Can you use botox cream instead of botox injection for excessive sweating?

No: No. First of all there is no Botox cream commercially available. Second, Botox molecules are too big to pass through the skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more