Excessive Sweating Treatment
No More Sweaty Feel, Stains, & Embarrassment
1-2 Weeks | 4-6 Months
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Hyperhidrosis is the medical name referred to as excessive sweating. Sweating is your body’s natural cooling process.
Too much sweating can be a cause of embarrassment at work as well as on social occasions. Excessive sweating can also make anyone feel uneasy due to sweat rash and odor.
With Botox for excessive sweating, now you do not need fancy antiperspirants or wear dark coloured clothes. Botox treatment gives instant and long lasting results so that you can go out in public sweat free and shy free.
However, hyperhidrosis happens when the body releases more sweat than is needed to keep it cool. Most common areas with a high concentration of sweat glands are:
Focal hyperhidrosis or primary hyperhidrosis is a lifelong skin condition that can be passed down the generations.
Focused hyperhidrosis affects the majority of persons who sweat excessively. Only the armpits, hands and feet, and head are generally affected by focal hyperhidrosis.
Excessive sweating caused by some other medical condition is known as generalised hyperhidrosis or secondary hyperhidrosis.
Adults are more likely to develop this condition and many medical disorders, such as diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, might cause you to sweat excessively.
Environmental and emotional factors are the most common reasons for excessive sweating.
These are some other important factors responsible for your condition:
Hyperhidrosis is also linked to a number of medical problems.
Botox injections can be used to treat hyperhidrosis, depending on the severity of your symptoms.
This method has shown to be most helpful in armpit sweating or hand and foot sweating situations.
This minimally invasive treatment helps to manage your problem by blocking chemical impulses from the nerves that activate the sweat glands for a short period of time. Excessive sweating stops when your sweat glands do not receive chemical impulses.
Our Botox treatment professional will inject a small dose of Botox using a very fine needle into 10 to 15 locations approximately 1cm apart and distribute evenly in each armpit.
We may use a dye to identify which parts of your body sweat the most and where the injections should be given. This treatment session usually lasts for about 30 minutes.
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Excessive sweating can be safely treated using Botox injections. Some of the side effects from Botox treatment can be:
These symptoms will go away in a week or two and will not stop you from your usual daily activities.
Unfortunately, focal hyperhidrosis is unavoidable. Some cases of generalised hyperhidrosis may be preventable. The most important thing is to receive an accurate diagnosis and treatment for the actual condition that is responsible for your hyperhidrosis / excessive sweating problem.
Sweat itself has no odour and is primarily made up of water. When bacteria on the skin come into touch with your sweat, this can cause a strong body odour.
The elements that make up sweat are broken down by bacteria. The bacteria at work thus produce a bad smell.
Botox is generally effective for up to six months. However, heavy workouts or extreme stress can greatly affect this duration.
For years, Botox has been used as an effective treatment for hyperhidrosis by doctors around the world. Botox treatment for excessive sweating is also FDA approved and is a relatively safer alternative to over the counter antiperspirants and other solutions
Every year, more success stories surface, and patients are able to live their lives free of the inconvenience and social embarrassment due to too much.
The botox dosage is determined depending on the size of the treated areas. For the underarms, usually 100-150 units are injected on average.
Glow & Go Pakistan has a team of specialists who have profound experience in all kinds of aesthetic treatments located in Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad. The doctors in our aesthetic clinic use techniques that are suitable only to your needs and preferences and the goal is to make you look and feel better.