Botox & Excessive Sweating
Botox injections contain botulinum toxin, which blocks the nerve signals that cause sweating. This keeps the sweat glands from making too much sweat. As the nerves heal, most people need to return in four to six months. Patients can, however, go longer between treatments as time goes on.
When Botox works, your body odor decreases too. But that doesn’t mean you won’t use deodorant or antiperspirant anymore. Botox injections reduce excessive sweating to an average or slightly less-than-normal amount.
Most people still sweat a little and may need deodorant or antiperspirant. But it depends on the person. We know how effective Botox is and how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves it to treat underarm hyperhidrosis.
But still, personal hygiene must be in place to fully see the treatment results. Still, Botox can be more painful and cause more side effects if you use it in the following areas:
Behind the chest