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Does botox cause burning sensation on scalp?

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Dr. Richard Tholen
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: It sure could.

Botox injections in the scalp are usually done for treatment of migraine headaches (by paralyzing trigger muscles), and the scalp is highly vascular, so needle pokes can cause stretching and bruising felt as "burning.
" this should be temporary and is of no concern otherwise.

In brief: It sure could.

Botox injections in the scalp are usually done for treatment of migraine headaches (by paralyzing trigger muscles), and the scalp is highly vascular, so needle pokes can cause stretching and bruising felt as "burning.
" this should be temporary and is of no concern otherwise.
Dr. Richard Tholen
Dr. Richard Tholen
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Dr. Archibald Miller
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Nerve blockade

Botox works by blocking the action of the nerve transmitter. A burning sensation could actually reflect damage to the nerve or localized swelling with nerve irritation.

In brief: Nerve blockade

Botox works by blocking the action of the nerve transmitter. A burning sensation could actually reflect damage to the nerve or localized swelling with nerve irritation.
Dr. Archibald Miller
Dr. Archibald Miller
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