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Excess underarm sweating. Does botox work, and for how long?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Excessive sweating of underarms, hands, & feet (hyperhidrosis) is helped with use of botox.
The duration is variable, but typically around 4-6 months. In the underarm, placement is in a grid-like pattern in an effort to distribute the effects over a wide area. Some get improvement in sweating with Botox given is distant sites. Likely this is due to changes in the autonomic nervous system.

In brief: Yes

Excessive sweating of underarms, hands, & feet (hyperhidrosis) is helped with use of botox.
The duration is variable, but typically around 4-6 months. In the underarm, placement is in a grid-like pattern in an effort to distribute the effects over a wide area. Some get improvement in sweating with Botox given is distant sites. Likely this is due to changes in the autonomic nervous system.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Botox can work but may take 100 units.
This may achieve 6 months of control.

In brief: Yes

Botox can work but may take 100 units.
This may achieve 6 months of control.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes 3-6 mo

Slim lipo can be permanent solution. 877.377.4786.

In brief: Yes 3-6 mo

Slim lipo can be permanent solution. 877.377.4786.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Successful outcomes have been reported in the literature with use of ultrasound assisted liposuction of axillary areas for excessive sweating
Dr. Hashim Alani
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Under arm sweating

Under arm sweating is a problem for the poor patients.
Botox is effective but, it has to be repeated every 4-6 months and so it is expensive problem. Laser treatment by experts proves to be effective and permanent.We are doing more of it nowadays.

In brief: Under arm sweating

Under arm sweating is a problem for the poor patients.
Botox is effective but, it has to be repeated every 4-6 months and so it is expensive problem. Laser treatment by experts proves to be effective and permanent.We are doing more of it nowadays.
Dr. Hashim Alani
Dr. Hashim Alani
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Dr. Hashim Alani
This method"laser and liposuction" will be popular in the future
Dr. Clark Schierle
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Botox for Sweat

Botox for hyperhidrosis can be very effective and typically lasts 3-6 months.

In brief: Botox for Sweat

Botox for hyperhidrosis can be very effective and typically lasts 3-6 months.
Dr. Clark Schierle
Dr. Clark Schierle
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