Hyperhidrosis

Introduction

Do you find yourself constantly sweating through your shirts, feeling self-conscious and uncomfortable in social situations? If so, you may be one of the millions of people living with hyperhidrosis, a medical condition characterized by excessive sweating. Hyperhidrosis can affect any part of the body, but it most commonly occurs in the underarms, palms, and soles of the feet. The condition can be frustrating and embarrassing, interfering with daily life and undermining self-confidence. Fortunately, there is a safe and effective solution: Botox injections. In this page, we’ll explain how Botox can help reduce excessive sweating and restore your quality of life.

Botox is a cosmetic treatment that involves injecting Botox into the masseter muscle in the jaw to slim and contour the lower face. The masseter muscle is responsible for chewing and clenching the jaw, and when it is overdeveloped, it can create a square or bulky appearance in the lower face. Masseter Botox can help reduce the size of the masseter muscle, resulting in a more feminine or streamlined jawline.

Treatment Process

  1. Consultation: During your consultation with a trained medical professional, you will discuss your hyperhidrosis symptoms and medical history. The medical professional will examine your underarms and determine if Botox is a suitable treatment option for you.
  2. Preparation: Prior to your treatment, you will be asked to avoid shaving your underarms and using deodorant or antiperspirant. The area will be cleaned and a topical anesthetic may be applied to reduce any discomfort during the injection process.
  3. Injection process: The medical professional will use a small needle to inject Botox into the skin of your underarms. The injection process usually takes less than 30 minutes and is relatively painless.
  4. Post-treatment care: After the injection, you can resume your normal activities, but you should avoid exercise and excessive sweating for the next 24 hours. You may experience some mild redness, swelling, or bruising at the injection site, but these side effects are temporary and will resolve on their own.
  5. Results: The full effects of Botox treatment for hyperhidrosis usually take a few days to a week to become noticeable. The results can last for several months, depending on the individual.
  6. Follow-up: You may be scheduled for a follow-up appointment to monitor your progress and determine if additional treatment is necessary.

It’s important to note that the exact process may vary depending on the individual and their specific needs. Your medical professional will provide you with detailed instructions and answer any questions you may have before and after the treatment.

Benefits of lip fillers

Hyperhidrosis Botox can have a number of benefits, including:

  • Improved quality of life: Excessive sweating can impact daily activities, and Botox can help reduce or eliminate this issue, allowing individuals to go about their day-to-day lives with more ease and comfort.
  • Reduced social anxiety and embarrassment: Hyperhidrosis can cause individuals to feel self-conscious and embarrassed about their excessive sweating, which can impact their social life and relationships. Botox can help reduce sweating, which can in turn reduce these feelings.
  • Enhanced personal and professional confidence: Excessive sweating can impact an individual’s confidence in personal and professional settings, such as during presentations, interviews, or even on dates. Botox can help individuals feel more confident in these situations by reducing or eliminating sweating.
  • Improved comfort and hygiene: Excessive sweating can cause discomfort and lead to hygiene issues, such as body odor. Botox can help improve comfort and hygiene by reducing sweating.

Safety and side effects

The potential side effects of hyperhidrosis Botox treatment for underarms are generally mild and temporary. These may include:

  • Mild pain or discomfort at the injection site
  • Swelling or redness around the injection site
  • Itching or rash at the injection site
  • Headache or flu-like symptoms

These side effects typically resolve on their own within a few days to a few weeks. In rare cases, more serious side effects may occur, such as an allergic reaction or infection. However, these risks are very low when the treatment is performed by a qualified and experienced medical professional in a safe and sterile environment.

During the recovery period, clients can typically resume their normal activities immediately following the treatment, although some may prefer to take it easy for the first day or two. It is recommended to avoid strenuous exercise or activities that may cause excessive sweating for 24 to 48 hours after the treatment.

Recovery 

Clients can expect to see a reduction in excessive sweating within a few days of the treatment, with the full effects typically becoming apparent within 1-2 weeks. It’s important to avoid physical activity and excessive heat exposure for at least 24 hours after the treatment, and to follow any other specific instructions provided by the healthcare provider. Most clients are able to resume their normal activities immediately after the treatment.

Hyperhidrosis Prices

Hyperhidrosis Underarms
£399

Frequently Asked Questions

Your Questions Answered Here

The treatment typically takes around 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the size of the area being treated.

Most patients find the treatment relatively painless, with only minor discomfort at the injection sites.

The results of the treatment can last anywhere from 6 to 12 months, but this can vary based on the individual.

You can resume your normal activities immediately after the treatment.

No, the treatment is targeted specifically to the area being treated and should not affect sweating in other areas of the body.

The potential risks and side effects of Masseter Botox are generally mild and temporary, and may include bruising, swelling, redness, and mild discomfort. More serious side effects are rare but can include infection, muscle weakness, or allergic reaction.

If you are bothered by the appearance of a square jawline or feel that your lower face is too wide or bulky, Masseter Botox may be a good option for you. It is important to have a consultation with a qualified injector to determine if you are a good candidate for the treatment.

Yes, Masseter Botox can be combined with other cosmetic treatments, such as dermal fillers, to enhance the overall appearance of the face.

When choosing an injector for Masseter Botox, it is important to look for someone who is trained and experienced in performing the treatment. Look for a licensed medical professional, such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon, who has extensive experience in administering Botox injections. You can also ask to see before-and-after photos of their previous patients to get an idea of their skill and expertise.

Thank you for your interest in hyperhidrosis Botox treatment. We understand that excessive sweating can significantly impact your daily life, and we are here to help. Our clinic offers safe and effective Botox injections to treat hyperhidrosis in the underarm area.