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Botulinum Toxin Injections Side Effects (Fact Checked)

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1How Long Does The Effect Of Botulinum Toxin Last??

In general, Botox lasts 3-4 months. There will certainly be patients in which in lasts longer, in that 4-6 month range, or shorter, in that 2-month range. It is also common for first-timers to notice that it may not last as long initially but may last longer after the second treatment.

2Are There Long-Term Side Effects Of Botox?

There are no long-term or life-threatening adverse effects related to botulinum toxin treatment for any cosmetic indications. Moreover, the risk of possible complications can be reduced by means of a thorough analysis of the patient’s medical history and the use of the appropriate dose and technique for the injection.

3Is The Effect Of Botulinum Toxin In The Body Permanent?

Clinical studies indicate that the effects of botulinum toxin last for approximately 3 months. This study, therefore, looked at the neuromuscular effects beyond that period, at 128 days after injection.

4Who Should Not Use Botox?

If you are in poor general health, your skin is very thick or you have existing muscle weakness in the proposed injection site, you may not be a good candidate for Botox. Patients with sensitive skin may experience an allergic reaction at the injection site.

5What Happens After Years Of Botox?

Over time, repeated injections of Botox® to a particular area in the body can also cause permanent paralysis of the muscle. This is by far one of the most important and dangerous side effects of using Botox® injections. The toxins can spread into the surrounding tissues and this can prove to be fatal.

6Can Botox Cause Health Problems?

Possible side effects and complications include: Pain, swelling or bruising at the injection site. Headache or flu-like symptoms. Droopy eyelid or cockeyed eyebrows.

7Does Botox Make You Look Older After It Wears Off?

Will it cause you to look older? From a medical point of view, once the effects of Botox wear off, your face will NOT look older. Actually the opposite happens with certainty. Botox injections help you get rid of some of the unwanted wrinkles around the eyes, forehead, chin etc….

8What Are The Downsides To Botox?

Cons of Botox
Bruising and pain at the injection site.
Flu-like symptoms.
Headache.
Nausea.
Redness.