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Has anyone had botox injections for intractable neural itch?

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Dr. Archibald Miller
Surgery - Plastics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Neurologic symptoms

Botox has an effect of blocking neurologic transmitters.
It could be used for long term treatment of chronic skin irritation, but it is not an fda indication. One can first test for the etiology of such a problem by taking a good history, and using a steroid cream for topical treatments. Remember that Botox acts on the neural chemical release mechanism, stabilizing neuronal membranes .Itblocks all.

In brief: Neurologic symptoms

Botox has an effect of blocking neurologic transmitters.
It could be used for long term treatment of chronic skin irritation, but it is not an fda indication. One can first test for the etiology of such a problem by taking a good history, and using a steroid cream for topical treatments. Remember that Botox acts on the neural chemical release mechanism, stabilizing neuronal membranes .Itblocks all.
Dr. Archibald Miller
Dr. Archibald Miller
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Dr. James Beckman
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: This often works

Botox works if the "itch" is caused by nerve fibers.
A simple test is to numb the nerve using local anesthesia to see if itch disappears. If not, look for another of many causes.

In brief: This often works

Botox works if the "itch" is caused by nerve fibers.
A simple test is to numb the nerve using local anesthesia to see if itch disappears. If not, look for another of many causes.
Dr. James Beckman
Dr. James Beckman
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Doesn't make sense

Botox blocks nerves that release acetylcholine and generally does not effect sensation.
So. To the best of my knowledge, it would not be effective for this purpose www.Bodysculptor.Com.

In brief: Doesn't make sense

Botox blocks nerves that release acetylcholine and generally does not effect sensation.
So. To the best of my knowledge, it would not be effective for this purpose www.Bodysculptor.Com.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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